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issue: why distinguish between basic and complex types?

From: Laurent Henocque <laurent.henocque@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2006 19:13:29 +0200
Message-ID: <44579339.3040308@gmail.com>
To: public-ws-semann@w3.org

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section 2

The document currently distinguishes among "simple type" data and "complex type" data, argueing that only in the former
case can the annotation be mentioned aside of the data.

I think that some complex types may prove sufficiently general to be used in varied semantical concepts. If you think of
a "Point" type for instance (having an "x" and a "y"), it may be a coordinate in a geographic information system, or
else the location of the upper right corner of a rectangle in a diagram, etc...

So I think that in some cases, complex type data can be annotated from the outside, very mutch like simple type data.



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