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Re: CommentResponse:HK-3

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2011 10:24:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4DE8A838.3080000@epimorphics.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>


On 03/06/11 09:51, Steve Harris wrote:
> While the answer is correct, I don't think this fully answers his
> query. Seems like what he's asking for is for unknown datatypes to be
> treated as numeric types (unless there's more information).

I know the second part does but the first part is about "more openness 
and flexibility to SPARQL's handling of typed literals."

> To be blunt, this sounds plain crazy to me, e.g. "23"^^xsd:hexBinary<
> "24"^^xsd:hexBinary and "23"^^xsd:hexBinary<  "ff"^^xsd:hexBinary is
> a trivial example of where it will cause user confusion.

I agree the proposal of auto-numeric is the wrong one.

"2011-06+01:00"^^xsd:gYearMonth is "confusing" as a number.

Suggested changes of wording?

	Andy

>
> - Steve
>
> On 2011-06-03, at 09:38, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>
>> Holger is asking about operator extensibility:
>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2011Jun/0001.html
>>
>>
>>
which is already in SPARQL 1.0:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/#operatorExtensibility
>>
>> Proposed response:
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/CommentResponse:HK-3
>>
>> Andy
>>
>>
>
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