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Re: Proposal for adding new datatypes from XSD 1.1 (ISSUE-66)

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 20:13:05 +0100
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To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
http://www.w3.org/TR/xsd-precisionDecimal/

W3C XML Schema Working Group Note

	Andy

On 02/05/12 19:20, Pat Hayes wrote:
> Is precisionDecimal in fact an XSD 1.1 datatype? A search on "precisionDecimal" in http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/ only finds a non-normative reference to an external publication.
>
> Pat
>
> On May 2, 2012, at 7:20 AM, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
>
>> On 2 May 2012, at 13:18, David Wood wrote:
>>>> The proposal is to allow everything in RDF 1.1 that is already allowed in either of RDF 1.0, SPARQL, OWL2, or RIF.
>>>>
>>>> (xsd:precisionDecimal is the only new XSD 1.1 type that shows up on neither of these lists and hence isn't included in the proposal.)
>>>
>>> The 2004 RDF Concepts, section 5, notes that, "Certain XML Schema built-in datatypes are not suitable for use within RDF." but I can't see why xsd:precisionDecimal would fall into that category.
>>>
>>> So, why not include xsd:precisionDecimal as well?  I see no harm in that.
>>
>> I don't know. There may have been some reason why OWL2 and RIF do not allow xsd:precisionDecimal.
>>
>> Best,
>> Richard
>>
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