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Re: rdfs:Datatype question

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 17:40:06 -0600
Message-Id: <p05111b08b9ee06502cc7@[65.217.30.130]>
To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

To clarify what I was thinking about. Obviously it would be useful 
for an app to know if a uriref is being used to indicate a datatype. 
But this is done by using it in a typed literal, already, since

aaa ppp "whatever"^^ddd .
entails
ddd rdf:type rdfs:Datatype .

and the assertion of that conclusion by itself does not enable one to 
draw any new conclusions at all about either ddd or about any 
literals, given the current very simple datatyping scheme. So 
rdfs:Datatyhpe seemed to only every be a conclusion, and never get 
used to conclude anything else.

But OK, it does no harm to leave it in, so if it makes y'all feel 
more comfortable :-).

Pat
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