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Re: Explicit RDF property for "literal has datatype D"?

From: Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 10:43:26 -0700
Message-ID: <4A5237BE.20202@topquadrant.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
CC: Toby A Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Siarhei Uladzimiravich Kuryla <s.kuryla@jacobs-university.de>
Pat Hayes wrote:
>>
>>> p a rdf:Property ;
>>>  rdfs:domain rdfs:Literal ;
>>>  rdfs:range rdfs:Datatype .
>>
>
>
> _:x p xsd:date .
> _:x :seenAsLiteral  "2008-01-01" .
I tend to write these examples as

_:x p xsd:date .
_:x owl:sameAs  "2008-01-01" .

Semantically that has a literal as the subject, and it works around the 
legacy syntactic restriction

Unfortunately the reasoning required to make this work means that simple 
RDF systems may well not get it.

Jeremy
 
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