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Re: Draft datatypes message

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 14:35:07 +0300
To: ext Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>, Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B93B8D1B.1734F%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-06-21 17:43, "ext Aaron Swartz" <me@aaronsw.com> wrote:

> 
> I will admit up front I have done a poor job of following the datatypes
> discussion, but perhaps that will allow me to point out places where
> things are not clear.
> 
> On Friday, June 21, 2002, at 09:12  AM, Brian McBride wrote:
>> It is not possible to have the answers to Test B, Test C and Test D all
>> be yes.  Either B and C can be yes or D can be yes.  We have to decide
>> which of these is the most important to have; (B and C) or D.
> 
> It seems to me that we would not want B and C to be yes. We would want B
> alone to be yes. It would be helpful to explicitly state that this is
> not possible.
> 
> A nit is that QNames in N-Triples should not have <>s around them,
> because then they look like new URI schemes. I think it would be clearer
> to say:
>   <ageInYears> rdfs:range xsd:decimal .
> 
> Another question that comes to mind is whether we can have:
> 
> Test D2:
>  <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.

Patrick

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