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Re: datatypes and RDF Schema

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 14:38:38 -0500
Message-Id: <p0510102cb7e90175d96c@[205.160.76.193]>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, joint-committee@daml.org
>From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
>Subject: Re: datatypes and RDF Schema
>Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 18:57:09 -0500
>
>>
>>  BTW, re. your recent rants about communication. This issue is being
>>  discussed simultaneously both here and on RDF-core, and I'm sure it
>>  would be extremely useful if the discussions could be integrated.
>
>I do not believe that I can post to that mailing list.  Can I?

But you can read it and I can post to it :-)

>
>>  Take a look at the rdfcore email archive this month under 'big
>>  issue', I'd be very interested on your (or anyone else's) comments on
>>  this stuff, particularly on
>>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Oct/0076.html.
>
>There are lots of possible ways to go with ``literals''. 
>
>One important forcing function, and one that appears to be getting
>completely insufficient attention in the RDF Core WG, is
>
>	What does XML/XML Schema do?
>
>This forcing function, and the related,
>
>	What do RDF users do?
>
>were behind some of the decisions made for DAML+OIL datatypes.
>
>If you don't need to abide by either of the above, then there is much less
>reason to use the more-complex machinery in DAML+OIL datatypes and in my
>recent proposal.
>
>>  Pat
>
>peter
>
>PS:  Does anyone know how to elevate this issue to joint RDF/XML/DAML+OIL
>consideration?  Is the Semantic Web Coordination Group the right place?

For the nonce, why don't I just CC these messages to the WG until 
they tell me to stop. Hence the cross-posting, guys.

Pat




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