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Re: DECIDED: untidy semantics

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 14:27:45 +0200
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF52760780.5C67086F-ONC1256C3E.00422E46-C1256C3E.0044756A@agfa.be>


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> Perhaps I'm not fully understanding you. I'm still struggling to
> see the added utility of the "typeless" literal over the string
> typed literal, apart from perhaps syntactic sugar so one doesn't
> have to type as much. They seem to be functionally equivalent.
>
> What am I missing?

well, it's a bit like the case of a uri
you don't say xsd:string<uri> don't you
"xyz" is also just an identifier

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2002 08:28:27 EDT

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