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Re: comments on rdf:text solicited

From: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 11:21:36 -0400
Message-ID: <4901E800.5070107@gmail.com>
To: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
CC: "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>, public-rdf-text@w3.org


We need two reviewers for the draft from RIF.  Volunteers?

-Chris

Axel Polleres wrote:
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> find at
>  http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/InternationalizedStringSpec
> 
> the prefinal version of the rdf:text datatype, now with 
> Xquery/Xpath-style built-in functions added.
> 
> I have added a rudimentary set of built-ins.
> The most essential ones are those from seciton 4.1. to assemble and 
> disassemble rdf:text.
> 
> The others (sections 4.2, 4.3) are mostly syntactic sugar, which is 
> shown by for most of them also a declared XQuery function being given to 
> emulate them. Still, I think these are important enough to be kept in 
> the spec.
> 
> An exception is  fn:matches-language-range which exposes language range 
> matching as defined in RFC 4647 (part of BCP-47) as a built-in function.
> 
> I think thee cover the most essential functions needed for rdf:text.
> 
> The RIF versions of these will be defined in an update of DTB, along 
> with examples how to emulate (min-/max-length, etc.) facets using these 
> functions in RIF rules.
> 
> Please comment until mid next week latest, since the OWL group really 
> needs this document to be finished.
> 
> Axel
> 
> 
> 

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