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Re: Datatyping issue, too many options?

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 13:59:59 +0200
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8BCF4DF.10FFD%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-03-17 2:53, "ext Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu> wrote:

>> A very much lesser possible issue:  is the name "rdfs:drange"
>> appropriate for its use to indicate allowable lexical forms?
> Well, I suggested that we change it to rdfs:dcrange in order partly
> to make it even less similar to rdfs:range. The 'range' part does
> make some sense, since it applies to the object of the property
> rather than the subject, but I agree it is potentially confusing.

I propose we call it rdfs:datatype and its purpose is to associate
a datatype with a property for extra-RDF datatype validation. Thus,
there is no confusion with any rdfs:range like functionality
"below the line".

I also like rdfs:lex better, too ;-)


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