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Re: document status update

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 16:39:19 -0400
Message-ID: <3F413977.44EC8AE0@mitre.org>
To: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
CC: "Dan Connolly <connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, w3c-rdfcore-wg-request@w3.org

Jos De_Roo wrote:
> 
> Dan Connolly wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 12:39, Jan Grant wrote:
> > > On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Eric Miller wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > >  From last Friday's RDF Core call, today looks like a target date.
> > > >
> > > > [[
> > > > Item: Document Status
> > > > Primer DONE.
> > > > Concepts: a couple of things arising today; can be ready Monday
> > > > Syntax: as above.
> > > > Semantics: as above.
> > > > Schema: Reification action for today will be done Monday.
> > > > Test cases: TC repo awaiting checking, actions from today, can be
> ready
> > > > Monday
> > > > ]]
> > > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Aug/0215.html
> > > >
> > > > Primer  and Syntax [1] seem to be done. Can i get a status update on
> > > > the rest of the docs?  I think it would be nice to have a little
> > > > something for Brian when he returns :)
> > >
> > > I'm waiting on one thing. As I understand it, the value spaces of
> > > xsd:integer and xsd:decimal no longer intersect.
> >
> > What?!?!?!?!?
> 
> I'm also stupified. On the other hand Pat told us about
> disjoint value spaces in XSD. So far I assumed that
> xsd:integer a rdfs:Datatype; rdfs:subClassOf xsd:decimal.
> 
> In http://www.agfa.com/w3c/euler/xsd-rules we have
> many other similar cases such as eg
> {?S a xsd:int, xsd:nonNegativeInteger} => {?S a xsd:unsignedLong}.
> 

It would be nice to verify this a bit more thoroughly.  While
non-intersecting value spaces make for a neater model, its not clear
from looking at the description of the value spaces of xsd:int and
xsd:decimal in their sections of the XML Schema datatypes spec that they
really are disjoint.

--Frank

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