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

From: Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 23:59:22 +0200
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>, Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>, Toby A Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Kuryla, Siarhei Uladzimiravich" <s.kuryla@jacobs-university.de>
Message-Id: <200907062359.23544.ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>
2009-07-06 23:47 Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>:
> > Right. BTW, you could now say that the domain of p was rdf:PlainLiteral
> > :-)
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-plain-literal/
>
> Yes, except isn't that exactly wrong? At least by the desired sense
> noted in the topic of the mail message "literal has datatype D".
>
> A plain literal had datatype http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-plain-literal/
> which isn't any datatype other than itself. It certainly isn't and
> xsd:date.

At least, rdf:PlainLiteral isn't what _I_ was searching for.  Alan, you got my
question right in the sense that I was asking for how to represent the
relation between a literal and its datatype for _any_ kind of datatype --
non-plain datatypes in particular.

Cheers,

Christoph

-- 
Christoph Lange, Jacobs Univ. Bremen, http://kwarc.info/clange, Skype duke4701


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