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Re: Typed literals text

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 12:25:38 +0200
To: "Jeremy Carroll <jjc" <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF97C57D98.A22F5872-ONC1256C54.00387762-C1256C54.00394A95@agfa.be>


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> The new stuff is in 3.2.3.
>
> The key philoshophical differences are:
>
> + are we doing *RDF* datatyping or *XSD* in RDF.
> + is the normal RDF environment datatype aware or not
>
> As I see it, the WG preference is for RDF datatyping but not assuming any

> awareness of any actial datatypes (hence a preference for lexical forms
and
> lang tags).
>
> The minority opinion is that we are primarily doing XSD, and the target
> implementation knows them all. (Hence a preference for values, or
> pseudo-values).

the latter is what I would think, and indeed that's incomplete
but workable (right now)

> Another argument that came up on Sept 13 was not over-zealously
discarding
> user input.
>
> Concrete textual issues are:
>
> + lang tag - in or out

I don't see what it brings for typed literals, so I would say out

> + do we talk about the typed value here or only in the model theory

refer to MT seems fine

> + do we want to restrict to the canonical form

in case of XSD, yes

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
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