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RE: Literals: lexical spaces and value spaces

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 17:46:06 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20011114174434.03e03ec0@joy.songbird.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
At 09:45 AM 11/14/01 -0600, Pat Hayes wrote:
>But you know, I feel that a datatyping scheme that would break - not just 
>barf, but give wrong answers - when subclass reasoning was extensionally 
>accurate, was far too 'fragile' for practical use, even if it could be 
>made to work on paper.

I agree that's a legitimate concern.  I don't know that I share it, but I'm 
open to persuasion.

#g


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