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Re: subtypes of xsd:string

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 15:38:15 +0200
Cc: <david.wood@talis.com>, <richard@cyganiak.de>, <jeremy@topquadrant.com>, <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
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To: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>

On May 26, 2011, at 15:23 , Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:

> From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: subtypes of xsd:string
> Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 05:32:57 -0500
> 
>> 
>> On May 26, 2011, at 03:21 , Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:
>> [skip]
>>> 
>>>> - add a subtype of xsd:string for language tagged strings;
>>>> 
>>>> "foo"@en -> "foo"^^xsd:LanguageTaggedString@en or some such.
>>> 
>>> Here is where this breaks down, just like the previous proposals like
>>> it.
>>> 
>> 
>> I may be wrong in what David wants, so I try to interpret what he says which is
>> 
>> "foo"@en -> "foo"^^rdf:language-tag/en
>> 
>> or something like that. 
> 
> Well sure, but that doesn't change any of my reasoning, so long as
> rdf:language-tag/en is a sub(data)type of xsd:string

You are right. Which means that we not only do not make statement between en-us and en-gb, for example, but we do not consider them to be subtypes of xsd:string either. 

Ivan

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