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Re: agenda for rdfcore 2003-09-12 telecon

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 14:06:52 -0400
To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Cc: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030912180652.GC19851@w3.org>

* Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org> [2003-09-12 18:50+0100]
> I'm broadly sympathetic to Jan's comments, but I do wonder where it leaves 
> the interoperability report if developers choose to implement something 
> that goes beyond strict RDF.  My impression was that a test-case failure is 
> to be regarded as a serious non-conformance.  I suppose we can say 
> something like:
> 
>    _:a eg:prop " 3 "^^xsd:integer .
> 
> does not entail
> 
>    _:a eg:prop "3"^^xsd:integer .
> 
> and I'm fine with that, because if an implementation chooses to infer the 
> second from the first, it's not violating the RDF specification, just 
> making an inference not required by it.
> 
> In saying this, I have no strong opinion about the handling of whitespace 
> around XML schema datatypes, and would really prefer to defer to the XML 
> schema working group on this.

Yes, let's hope we can get a good response from them on this...

d
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