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Re: RDF literals and datatypes

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 15:33:43 +0200
To: "Brian McBride <bwm" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>, RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFF92ECDA5.DB46BD26-ONC1256C5D.00493D0B-C1256C5D.004A8128@agfa.be>


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> Let me put it as a test case.
>
> Does
>
>    <a> <b> "foo"@"lang1"^^dtype .
> entail
>    <a> <b> "foo"@"lang2"^^dtype .
>
> for all dtype except the two built in ones for M&S style literals?

I'm getting an answer of no (no proof found,
which is not the same as a nonconclusion)
although if dtype would be a builtin xsdtype
then in that case it would be yes
(even in the unintuitive case of
"chat"@en^^xsd:string being the same as
"chat"@fr^^xsd:string)

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Friday, 25 October 2002 09:35:23 EDT

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