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RE: RDF Datatyping MT *does* define Datatyped Literal Pairings

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 10:29:27 +0100 (BST)
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0204181026490.14160-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> >
> > To conclude that Jenny's ex:age is ten would be a mistake, an invalid
> > inference. We should make this painfully clear to users, so they do
> > not get their RDF in a muddle.
> >
>
> Smell the coffee!
>
> The WG did agree at the f2f that the lack of "jeremy's entailment" was an
> issue.
>
> Pat is speaking wisdom here. "jeremy's entailment" cannot possibly hold if
> Jenny's ex:age is the string "10".
>
> The WG can't have its tidiness cake and eat it.

In my* opinion, the cost of having to wrap "...has a lexical
representation of..." around my model of RDF properties is painful;
"what Jeremy said," basically.

jan

* insert "humble" here

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