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RE: Datatyping, rdf:type inappropriate

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 12:34:34 +0200
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
Cc: Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFCC9E9B62.B80232B9-ONC1256C28.003972E4@agfa.be>

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> 2. That those who think rdf:type should not be used, try
>    suggesting a better alternative (other than xsi:type).

I don't know, but couldn't it be something like
  ... rdf:Parsetype="Literal">
    <xsd:integer>10</xsd:integer>
  ...

(although I still think that it's better
to have only primitive datatypes and describe
the composed ones directly in RDF)

-- ,
Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Monday, 2 September 2002 06:35:19 EDT

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