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Re: Datatyping Summary

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 08:53:24 -0500
Message-ID: <3C594C54.5090005@mitre.org>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
CC: ext Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Thanks;  that helps.  As I said in my original reply to Brian, I'm 
trying to keep straight what we have to actually *write* (or physically 
represent) in the different proposals vs. what concepts we have to be 
thinking about.

--Frank

Patrick Stickler wrote:

> On 2002-01-31 0:19, "ext Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi Frank,
>>
>>At 16:37 30/01/2002 -0500, Frank Manola wrote:
>>
>>>Sorry, what do you mean by "extended n-triples representation"?
>>>
>>In TDL, a literal is a pair.
>>
> 
> No. In the TDL *MT* a literal is a pair. In TDL, the actual
> model, a literal is a literal -- a string that may be interpreted
> as a lexical form of some datatype, in the context of that
> datatype.
> 
> Please let's keep this straight. If there's a problem with
> the MT for TDL, fine, but that doesn't equate to a problem
> with TDL (though I appreciate that the mathematicians may
> only want to look at the MT and ignore what the MT is supposed
> to be capturing).
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Patrick
> 
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