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Issue jang-01: Re: RDFCore test case LC comment

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 19:17:33 +0000
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To: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org

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At 16:10 27/01/2003 +0000, Jan Grant wrote:

>The test case document lists three conditions sufficient for running the
>datatype-support test cases we currently have.
>[SEMANTICS] includes a closure rule (rdfD 4) which is not currently
>exercised by the test cases.
>An example test case for this rule would be that
>the empty graph
>RDFS+D(xsd:integer, xsd:decimal)-entails
>         xsd:integer rdfs:subClassOf xsd:decimal .
>Suggest adding this as a datatype test case. If RDFCore adopts this
>suggestion, a consequence is that the following _fourth_ condition needs
>to be added to the test case document, in the section that describes
>datatype support required for test cases:
>* For two "supported" datatypes T and U, it must be possible to
>         determine if the value space of T is a subset of the value space
>         of U.
>[Note that "datatype support" for, say, xsd:integer and xsd:decimal, can
>simply be extended to cover this by inclusing the subClassOf triple as a
>known fact. However, without such support for this addition condition,
>an inference engine wouldn't be able to make the entailment.]
>The test cases are not required to be complete; however, it seems
>appropriate to add such a (trivial) test case, but not vital.
>jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
>Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/
>Not as randy or clumsom as a blaster.
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