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Re: datatype literals and lang codes

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 09:23:03 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20021021091929.02ba6198@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, "ext Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>

At 10:44 21/10/2002 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:

[...]

> >
> > I trust you logged the hot water as a business expense!
> >
> > [[
> > Does:
> >
> >   <a> <b> "chat"<xsd:string>-"en" .
> >
> > datatype entail:
> >
> >   <a> <b> "chat"<xsd:string>-"fr" .
> > ]]
> >
> > Answer:
> >
> > yes.
> >
> >
> > ===
> >
> > i.e. under the solution sketched by Graham that appeared to have wide
> > support, within a system that uses xsd:string the above entailment 
> holds. At
> > the pure RDF level (no datatyping) then it does not hold.
>
>I agree.
>
> > I understood that it was that subtle distinction that allows Patrick to
> > believe that he can both have his cake and eat it.
>
>Yep. Yum.

Uh hu.  So, just so we are prepared, when we get a last call comment 
expressing some disquiet at this decision what response do we give to 
justify this decision?

Brian
Received on Monday, 21 October 2002 04:24:23 EDT

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