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Re: So now we have tidy literals...

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 14:16:38 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20021016141534.023c56f0@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Cc: "RDF core WG" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 11:23 16/10/2002 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:

[...]


>It is a matter of principle, mostly. RDF Datatyping is (and IMO should remain)
>datatype framework neutral. It fully supports XML Schema datatypes, but also
>supports any datatype framework which is compatable with the basic datatyping
>model defined by RDF.
>
>Having inlined literals default to typed literals of a specific XML Schema
>datatype violates this neutrality, and I see no real need for it.#

Thanks for clarifying.  I was kinda thinking there was no point in 
inventing another xsd:string when there is one already.

Brian
Received on Wednesday, 16 October 2002 09:14:17 EDT

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