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Re: pfps-04

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 13:22:15 -0500
Message-Id: <p06001a15bb45c5062d11@[]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org

>On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 23:03, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
>>  Therefore for the RDF entailment rules to be complete, no XML Literal can
>>  have a character string as its denotation.
>Right.  The denotation of an XML Literal is an octet sequence, as
>defined by the xml canonicalization spec, see the note in:
>Pat, does this suggest deleting from section 3
>This terminology is deliberately agnostic as to whether or not XML data
>is considered to be identical to a character string; note however that
>the XML data values corresponding to well-typed XML literals are in
>precise 1:1 correspondence with the XML literal strings of such
>The statement you make is correct, in that the terminology is agnostic,
>but its also unnecessary and maybe a little misleading.

Yes, I am happy to do that.  Done.

I've kept the 1:1 remark - Jeremy vouches for it - as I use this in 
the proof appendix.



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