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Re: DATATYPES: mental dump.

From: Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 18:34:22 -0800
Message-ID: <3BF47B2E.1B43DCCD@db.stanford.edu>
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> 
> [the previous copy of this message got away from me and
>  went out before I was done, here is the complete version]
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ext Sergey Melnik [mailto:melnik@db.stanford.edu]
> > Sent: 14 November, 2001 00:18
> > To: Stickler Patrick (NRC/Tampere)
> > Cc: phayes@ai.uwf.edu; w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: DATATYPES: mental dump.
> >
> >
> > Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> > > ...
> >
> > Patrick,
> >
> > for some reason your most recent X-scheme related posting
> > still did not
> > propagate to my mailbox (I found it in the archive of rdf-core).
> 
> Don't know what the problem there might be, if there is one...
> 
> > Question: do you assume that namespaces are part of the model? For
> > example, given a URV like xsd:integer:10, is it possible to
> > extract the
> > namespace xsd:integer unambiguously?
> 
> Namespaces are not part of URVs. The similarity between
> the URV xsd:integer:10 and the qname xsd:integer (which
> isn't even an authoritative identifier) is coicidental,
> though understandable, given the mnemonic space.

??
 
> Have a look at the 'xsd:' URI scheme specification to see
> these relations explicitly:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Nov/0358.html
> 
> > (My guess is that the
> > URI encoding
> > alone is not sufficient, i.e., by looking at
> > http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#integer:10 it is not obvious whether
> > the datatype would be http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#integer or
> > http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#).
> 
> Again, it is explicit, per the URV definition. I had sent
> those materials to you last Friday, not via the list (just to
> the DATATYPE subgroup) so you may need to check our email
> service. It appears to be loosing messages.

Sorry, I haven't found the answer in one of your recent long posting -
could you help me out? (don't have anything from you on last Fri either,
maybe because of our mail server.) I understand URVs are URIs, right? So
how do you determine the datatype URI in the above URVs, or in the
example below:

x learnedToCountUpTo http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#integer:10

Sergey
Received on Thursday, 15 November 2001 21:07:05 EST

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