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Re: the S-B problem and what to do about it.

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 15:05:37 -0600
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
CC: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Message-ID: <B89EB1C1.22438%me@aaronsw.com>
On 2002-02-24 2:54 PM, "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu> wrote:

> ex:age rdfs:range _:x .
> xsd:integer rdfs:range _:x .
> 
> If that is acceptable, then that solves the problem, since it frees
> up the datatype name itself to have the value space as its extension
> when used as a class name.

I have no problem with the basic concept behind this, but I think that this
specific version of it isn't going to work since it's impossible to write in
RDF/XML.

> Of course we cannot use rdfs:range in this case, so this would
> require us to reconsider decision (1); but the required change is
> minimal.

I think Brian made it very clear that the <range> in one wasn't necessarily
rdfs:range. It could also be rdfd:range. I think this would be an adequate
solution also.

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