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Re: Co-existence

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 16:58:55 +0200
To: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B864CA4F.B7E7%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-01-11 16:32, "ext Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> In my view, we are likely to need to jump a somersault or two when we
> hit
> schema union types and the combination of local and global idioms. But
> then
> we've known for a while that the union types are a dog's breakfast.

Actually, taking the PDU approach, XML Schema union types are a non-issue.

It is up to an exRDF application to know how to interpret any lexical
form per its data type, and thus, the pairing of a lexical form (literal)
to a union data type is no more an issue for RDF (taking the PDU model)
than any other data type.

The same, I am fairly sure, cannot be said for S...

I'll dig up the reference to previous discussion about this (I think
it was on rdf-interest, not rdfcore)...


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