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RE: RDF datatyping

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:04:02 +0000 (GMT)
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
cc: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0201111001400.20828-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> A few comments ...

...

> The machinery I find hard to justify is:

...

>  - Always carrying the lexical values in the graph, and having the lexical
> values in the model theory.

Hear, hear. Lexical forms don't belong in a graph; values do. Getting
from a serialisation to a graph is a parser issue (for some definition
of "parser" that may include schema knowledge).


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