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Re: details of rdf:datatype?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 14 Oct 2002 09:19:46 -0500
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: ext Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1034605187.27788.134.camel@dirk>

On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 08:33, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "ext Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>; <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
> Sent: 14 October, 2002 15:52
> Subject: RE: details of rdf:datatype?
> 
> > > From: w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org
> > > [mailto:w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dan Connolly
> > > Sent: 14 October 2002 14:40

> > > Is that the design folks have in mind?
[...]
> 
> > 
> > 
> > This (Dan's examples) is what I wanted, and I thought I lost a crucial
> > (straw poll) vote.
> > 
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Sep/0178.html
> > item 11 -
> > ACTION: 2002-09-13#8 jjc update the abstract data model in concepts doc to
> > reflect the pair denoting a datatype literal
> > 
> > We decided that in the abstract syntax the datatyped values would be
> > represented as pairs (uri and lexical value). I am not sure when the
> > lexical=>value mapping takes place (it might be in Pat's court, but I got
> > the impression he had lobbed it out of play).
> 
> It takes place at the application layer, which understands the
> particular datatypes in question. It definitely happens outside
> the scope of the RDF MT.

Ah. I see. Well, that's coherent and easy/straightforward to
implement, anyway, if not appealing.

It's not the impression I got from the record of the [6Sep] meeting,
but I see that it was later discussed/clarified 13Sep.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Sep/0178.html

Jeremy/Jan, please add the examples I gave to the test case
collection as non-entailments. Do we have non-entailment tests yet?

> > > [6Sep] Draft minutes: telecon 2002-09-06 Jan Grant (Fri, Sep 06 2002)
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Sep/0081.html
> > >
> > > =>
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Aug/0257.html
> > >
> > > =>
> > > http://www-nrc.nokia.com/sw/rdf-datatyping.html
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2002Aug/0111.html


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