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

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 10:14:22 +0000
Message-ID: <437DA97E.7090700@hp.com>
To: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org



Steve Harris wrote:
> 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
> 

On the other hand:
"1" + "2" = "12"

	Andy
Received on Friday, 18 November 2005 10:16:06 GMT

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