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Re: simple entailments for numerals

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2002 14:58:57 +0300
Message-ID: <006b01c27a8b$913b4a60$1381720a@NOE.Nokia.com>
To: "ext Frank Manola" <fmanola@mitre.org>
Cc: "ext Jos De_Roo" <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>, "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>



[Patrick Stickler, Nokia/Finland, (+358 40) 801 9690, patrick.stickler@nokia.com]


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "ext Frank Manola" <fmanola@mitre.org>
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: "ext Jos De_Roo" <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>; "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Sent: 23 October, 2002 15:10
Subject: Re: simple entailments for numerals


> Patrick Stickler wrote:
> 
> > 
> snip
> > 
> > Fair enough, but as RDF is supposed to support arbitrary
> > datatypes I would expect that machinery proposed for processing
> > RDF would by default respect that fact, and as such, my comments
> > are valid.
> > 
> > If folks wish to have proprietary machinery that only works with 
> > XML Schema datatypes, that's fine, but let's be very clear then when
> > proposals are constrained in such a fashion, otherwise we spend
> > too much time re-re-re-clarifying issues such as the above.
> > 
> > This was why I requested some clarification in the specs when
> > 'datatype' is used, since it is clear that some folks mean
> > rdfs:Datatype and others mean XML Schema datatype and depending
> > on which is meant, it can greatly affect the significance of
> > what folks are saying.
> > 
> 
> 
> More precisely, when "datatype" is used, some folks mean something that 
> *RDFS* will interpret as an rdfs:Datatype (RDF doesn't know about 
> rdfs:Datatype, any more than it knows about rdfs:Class when you use 
> rdf:type).  Right?

Right.

Patrick
Received on Wednesday, 23 October 2002 07:59:00 EDT

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