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Re: Comparing xsd:strings

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 15:55:12 +0000
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20060206155512.GG32441@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Mon, Feb 06, 2006 at 03:43:31PM +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> "11.3 Operator Mapping" does not cover "<" applied to xsd:string, only 
> simple
> literals, numerics and xsd:dateTime's  This is despite the fact it is 
> defined
> in terms of (F&O) using op:numeric-equal(fn:compare(A, B)...)
> 
> If the cases for "<", ">", ">=", "<=" are added for xsd:string/xsd:string 
> (same defn as the operator on simple literal), then SPARQL covers 
> comparisons of xsd:strings (and ORDER BY will autmatically pick it up).

I would be in favour of that.

- Steve
Received on Monday, 6 February 2006 15:55:42 GMT

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