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Re: suggestions for datatyping (long)

From: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 01:14:14 +0100
To: melnik@db.stanford.edu
Cc: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <OF81DC1253.0F8B0D3E-ON41256AF6.00837A2A@bayer-ag.com>

> For your example above I'd rather suggest
>
>      :Animal a rdfs:Class;
>           <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#restrictedBy>  [
>               a <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#Restriction>;
>               <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#onProperty> :parent;
>               <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#cardinality> [
> xsd:int "2" ];
>           ];
>          rdfs:label "Animal" .
>
> if xsd:int is a relationship that maps the lexical space of integers to
> the value space of integers, or
>
>      :Animal a rdfs:Class;
>           <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#restrictedBy>  [
>               a <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#Restriction>;
>               <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#onProperty> :parent;
>               <http://www.daml.org/2000/12/daml+oil#cardinality> [
>                  a xsd:int;
>                  rdf:value "2" ];
>           ];
>          rdfs:label "Animal" .
>
> if xsd:int is a class (rdf:value could denote a "default" relationships
> between integers and literals).

part of the job is to unify this stuff in engines
and I can't find an ambiguity with the original
example...
although I agree that your descriptions could be
invented as well, which is challenging to unify them
with each other...

--
Jos
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