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RE: datatypes and MT

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 21:52:59 +0200
Message-ID: <2BF0AD29BC31FE46B788773211440431621747@trebe003.NOE.Nokia.com>
To: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
> >  The schema would fix the lexical representation of the 
> value of the 
> >property, so given the schema we could not choose to represent the 
> >number in hex:
> >
> >   <rdf:Description>
> >      <eg:size>10</eg:size>  <!-- bad -->
> >   </rdf:Description>
> 
> That is true, because the datatypes would have to be upward 
> consistent if we use range information to fix the datatype.

This is only true iff we lose the original relation between
the predicate and literal as originally stated.

See my discussion of this issue in the X proposal summary.

Patrick
Received on Monday, 12 November 2001 14:53:21 EST

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