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Re: DATATYPES: mental dump.

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 09:36:05 -0600
Message-ID: <3BEFEC65.E47577EB@w3.org>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
"Peter F. Patel-Schneider" wrote:
[...]
> [...]
> 
> Regardless of the situation with respect to incompatibility with RDF, I
> view incompatibility with XML

I gather you mean XML Schema, not XML 1.0 itself...

> as a fatal problem with both these proposals.
> I think that a scheme that is not compatible with
> 
>         [possibly some some xml schema stuff that may or may not type the 7 below]
>         <foo [possibly some xml schema stuff that may or may not type the 7 below]>
>           <bar [possibly some some xml schema stuff that may or may not
>                 type the 7 below]>
>                 7
>           </bar>
>         </foo>
> 
> is a non-starter.

Er.. that's an awfully high bar. To date, it hasn't been necessary
to implement XML Schema in order to parse RDF.

I think that any scheme that requires an RDF parser to include
an XML Schema processor to be a non-starter.

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Monday, 12 November 2001 10:36:50 EST

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