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Re: Draft datatypes message

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 10:12:56 -0500
Cc: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Message-Id: <D6C7F747-9A60-11D6-B6DA-0003936780B2@aaronsw.com>

On Sunday, June 23, 2002, at 06:35  AM, Patrick Stickler wrote:
>> Another question that comes to mind is whether we can have: [...]
>>  <Jenny>      <ageInYearsDecimalNumeral> "10" .
>>  <John>  <ageInYears>      _:a .
>
> We have agreed that it is a desire of the WG not to have multiple 
> variant properties for the different idioms or lexical/value 
> interpretations.

When did we agree on that? Not only is that an aesthetically broken 
solution (it encourages people to make the author / authorName 
confusion) it looks difficult if not impossible to deal with in a 
rules-based system like CWM. What's so bad about having two properties?

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