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Re: xsi:type not specializable [was: datatypes status

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 13:18:27 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020905131755.0331a340@127.0.0.1>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 04:16 PM 8/30/02 -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
>... xsi:type makes sense (to me)
>as part of the syntax of a literal; it doesn't
>make sense (to me) as a subPropertyOf rdf:type;
>we don't want parsers to have to theorem-proving
>to distinguish one literal for another.
>That's sorta the point of literals: you can see,
>just by looking, whether they denote the same
>thing or not.

I agree with Dan on this.

#g


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