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Issue: pfps-13 Datatype Facets [was: RE: What is an RDF datatype?

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 14:39:25 +0000
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To: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>

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   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#pfps-13

Brian

At 13:59 31/01/2003 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

>Peter:
> > So what happened to the XML Schema datatype facets?  Are they
> > part of RDF datatypes?
>
>Patrick:
> > Facets are not part of RDF Datatypes. I made recommendations to the
> > editors earlier to adjust the wording
>
>IMO, basically Patrick is right here.
>I suggest we assign an issue against RDF Concepts on this one. The other
>documents may need checking. It is IMO 'editorial'.
>
>However, we need to be careful to not suggest that xsd:int for example does
>not have facets. It does; it is simply that they do not play a visible role
>in RDF's use of the datatype.
>
>They do interact with the crucial lexical-to-value mapping, so they are
>relevant to implementors of xml schema datatypes, and also to how RDF
>semantics works. Crucially, if we have a derived XML Schema datatype then
>certain semantics properties, of RDF documents using such a datatype, hold
>depending on the value of the facets.
>
>Jeremy
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