W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > semantic-web@w3.org > December 2012

Re: Well Behaved RDF - Taming Blank Nodes, etc.

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:42:25 -0500
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <1355420545.2301.21817.camel@dbooth-laptop>
Hi Andy,

On Thu, 2012-12-13 at 10:35 +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> Promoting well-formed lists would be good.
> 
> On the datatypes, how about encouraging use of the canonical form of the 
> literal as a step towards value-based, rather than datatype based, data:
> 
> "1"^^xsd:integer not "+0001"^^xsd:integer

Thanks, that seems worth considering.

> 
> and maybe ideally only xsd:integer and xsd:decimal, not the other 
> derived types.

That also seems worth considering.

> 
> The restriction of "no labels" is not just about "no cycles" - it's 
> things that are not tree-like:
> 
> :x1 :p _:a .
> :x2 :q _:a .

Yes, excellent example.  I explained to Pat in
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2012Dec/0040.html
why I chose the "no labels" restriction instead, but I'm open to
considering either.


-- 
David Booth, Ph.D.
http://dbooth.org/

Opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily
reflect those of his employer.
Received on Thursday, 13 December 2012 17:42:55 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 07:42:38 UTC