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

From: Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 10:46:20 -0700
Message-ID: <4A52386C.5050704@topquadrant.com>
To: Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>
CC: Toby A Inkster <mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>, Toby A Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Kuryla, Siarhei Uladzimiravich" <s.kuryla@jacobs-university.de>
Christoph LANGE wrote:
>
> y dc:date x .
>
> x a rdfs:Literal ;
>   rdf:value "2008-01-01";
>   ex:datatype xsd:date .
>   
This type of design was considered by RDF Core in 2002/2003 and the 
current design was preferred.
You can always drill down in the archives to find some of the discussion.

I think the current design involves less dependence on reasoning to get 
things started.

Jeremy
Received on Monday, 6 July 2009 17:47:19 UTC

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