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Re: pfps-09

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 11:34:20 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20030724.113420.97708743.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, www-rdf-comments@w3.org

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Subject: pfps-09
Date: 24 Jul 2003 16:29:46 +0100

> Peter,
> 
> With respect to your comment recorded as
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/20030123-issues/#pfps-09
> 
> The RDFCore WG have resolved
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2003Jul/0173.html
> 
> to accept this comment.
> 
> As you know, there have been modifications to the description of the
> datatyping semantics since your comment was written.
> 
> The current editor's draft 
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/
> 
> now contains an account of datatyping which defines interpretations 
> relative to functions (called datatype maps) from URIrefs to 
> datatypes. This provides a way to have a URIref be a 'name' of a 
> datatype while not including the name as part of the definition of 
> the datatype itself. As the text notes, datatypes are first-class 
> individuals which can  be subject to identity reasoning in semantic 
> extensions (such as OWL).
> 
> Please reply to this message, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org, 
> indicating whether this response adequately addresses your comment.
> 
> Brian

I believe that the version of RDF Semantics
http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/ satisfactorily
handles naming issues related to datatypes.

Peter F. Patel-Schneider
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2003 11:35:52 GMT

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