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Re: changes in XQuery and SPARQL's use of XQuery

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 09:59:31 +0000
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20051118095931.GB25376@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 04:26:08AM -0500, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
>   - XQuery now has an additional type of promotion, conversion of
>     xsd:untypedAtomic to the expected type for a function, (xsd:double
>     for numeric arguments).
...
> Also, our use of plain literal may be closer to XPath's use of
> xsd:untypedAtomic than to xsd:xstring. Needs more thought. Related
> thread:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2005OctDec/thread#230

I would be in favour of allowing stuff like "1" + "2" = 3, it fits with
how people really use RDF in my opinion.

- Steve
Received on Friday, 18 November 2005 09:59:47 GMT

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