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Re: Denotation of datatype values

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 18:03:54 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020416180253.03295570@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
At 16:33 15/04/2002 -0400, Pat Hayes wrote:
[...]

>I don't want to be a party-pooper, but I honestly feel that having an MT 
>and sticking to it is one way to get past this kind of half-formalized 
>(and rather confusing) kind of discussion. I do not know what these 
>'levels' are supposed to be, or how to recognize them, or how to evaluate 
>talk about them, etc. etc. . Why not stick to the syntax and the MT, and 
>just talk about that? Then everything is clear. What an application wants 
>to do with an RDF graph is up to it, not up to us. All we can do is to 
>provide application writers with a gold standard for meanings, and leave 
>other 'layers' to them.

I agree.

Brian
Received on Tuesday, 16 April 2002 13:06:18 EDT

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