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RE: Datatyping literals: question and test cases

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 29 Oct 2002 10:52:03 -0600
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>, RDF core WG <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1035910324.25017.7697.camel@dirk>

On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 09:51, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> Brian:
> > Jeremy, what did you intend?
> 
> I try to pass the hot potato to Pat!
> 
> (A more serious answer to Graham)
> 
> > I also understand that, following DanC's requests,
> > 
> >    _:x ex:prop "foo" .
> >    ex:prop rdfs:range xsd:string .
> > 
> > will be satisfiable in conformance with xsd:string datatypeconstraints.
> 
> No decision - the current drafts say NO.
> 
> Concepts say a literal is a pair.

I asked that Literal be a union of strings
with string x lang pairs.

Did you not understand the request? or
did you disagree with it? Or is it
a matter of not having time to write
it that way?

(If it's the latter, I'll understand if
you don't reply at all. Just keep
writing!)

> Ntriples says "foo" goes to "foo"-""
> Model theory says untyped literals are self-denoting.
> 
> "foo"-"" is not an xsd:string.

I'm likely to ask to re-open the question if that
remains; this is new information, to me.

I'm sure I can't get that design thru last call.

> > But, what about this:
> > 
> >    _:x ex:prop "http://example.org/" .
> >    ex:prop rdfs:range xsd:anyURI .
> 
> Similarly, currently this is a NO.
> 
> > 
> > #g
> > --
> > 
> > PS:  in my subject line, I say "test cases", which these are strictly 
> > not.  
> 
> They could be made so by the invention of a new test case.
> 
> Jeremy
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