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RE: Uniprot RDF in RDF Gateway

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 10:59:37 -0500
Message-Id: <p06200702bea92d1b3f7d@[]>
To: "Geoff Chappell" <gchappell@intellidimension.com>
Cc: <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>

>[To Eric Jain:]
>One surprise was that though the ontology specifies range of props to be
>xmlschema datatypes, in the files they're actually plain literals. That
>caused a re-load when I realized that (because I wanted them to be typed so
>they'd be indexed as such).

FWIW, you could uniformly type all plain literals (without an XML 
lang tag) with xsd:string. The RDF spec sanctions this (in the 
semantics, anyway.) The only possible cost is that if the plain 
literal had an XML lang tag you will lose the tag, if that matters.

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