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Re: ACTION 2001-11-02#02: Datatyping use-cases from CC/PP

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 12:17:02 -0600
Message-Id: <p0510103cb80dd8bf2e12@[65.212.118.166]>
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>......
>It appears to me that we have two separate issues here:
>
>1. The association of data type to literal.
>2. The prescriptive/descriptive nature of data types.

Can you enlarge on that second point? I have no idea what you mean, 
and it doesn't seem to have come up before.

For what its worth, I have always assumed that RDF is basically a 
descriptive language, so if 'prescriptive' is somehow in contrast to 
descriptive then I might take umbrage.

Pat

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