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Re: RDF Datatypes: proposal for abstract

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 14:26:34 +0300
To: ext Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8E1E51A.1333B%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-04-16 11:10, "ext Graham Klyne" <GK@NineByNine.org> wrote:

> I'd like to offer the following proposal for the RDF datatyping
> abstract.  The key points I'm aiming for here are:
> 1. intro to RDF, importance for application information exchange
> 2. interpretation of literal strings in RDF
> 3. datatyping builds upon the RDF model theory
> 
> I think any more, or attempt at explanation here, is distracting and
> unhelpful.
> 
> -----
> 
> [[
> The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a language for representing
> information in the World Wide Web, with a particular goal of meaningful
> data exchange between applications.  RDF uses URI-references and literal
> strings to denote things described;  interpretation of URIs is covered by
> the RDF Model Theory.
> 
> This memo describes a framework for use and interpretation of literal
> strings in RDF, by reference to a concept of well known "datatypes", which
> map strings to values.  It builds upon the semantic framework described in
> the RDF Model Theory.
> ]]
> 
> #g

Sounds reasonable. I'll look at integrating it (or a revision thereof)
in the next draft release.

Patrick

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