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Re: DATATYPES: mental dump.

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 12:29:32 -0500
Message-ID: <3BF1587C.40B97ABB@mitre.org>
To: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@mimesweeper.com>
CC: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com, connolly@w3.org, pfps@research.bell-labs.com, phayes@ai.uwf.edu, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Graham Klyne wrote:
> 
> At 10:14 PM 11/12/01 +0200, Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> >It's one thing for RDF based *applications* to support and
> >utilized XML Schema simple data types and their lexical and
> >value spaces, but IMO RDF should itself be completely neutral
> >to any particular data type scheme.
> 
> I agree.
> 
> My reading of what Peter/Dan have been saying is that XML schema datatypes
> should be primus inter pares for data types in RDF, not somehow embedded in
> the core of RDF.  (Which I think is fine.)

As long as a classical education isn't going to be required in order to
read our specifications  :-)


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