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Re: comments on primer so far

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 15:42:42 +0200
Message-ID: <006901c284d1$3716d630$da9316ac@NOE.Nokia.com>
To: "ext Frank Manola" <fmanola@mitre.org>, "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "RDF Core" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

This seems to strike a good balance.

Patrick

[Patrick Stickler, Nokia/Finland, (+358 40) 801 9690, patrick.stickler@nokia.com]


> As I said, I agree we need to make the distinction between what RDF 
> "knows" and what a "datatype-aware" processor "knows".  This may also be 
> the place to make the point about XML Schema data types being "first 
> among equals".  That is, something like:
> 
> a.  RDF per se doesn't build in datatypes
> b.  RDF *processors*, on the other hand, are likely to have certain 
> collections of datatypes that they "understand", and would recognize 
> inconsistencies for
> c.  One collection that's extremely likely to be built into such 
> processors is the XML Schema datatypes (or at least some of them).
> d.  Users need to be aware of which datatypes their processors are 
> prepared to directly handle in this way.
> 
> 
> --Frank
> 
> 
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