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Re: pfps-05 RDFS closure rules

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 28 Jul 2003 17:37:07 +0100
To: "Peter F. "Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1059410226.2139.145.camel@dhcp-91-3.hpl.hp.com>

On Mon, 2003-07-28 at 16:58, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

[...]

> Unfortunately, this document still has problems with the RDF and RDFS
> entailment rules.  The problems are less critical because the status of the
> RDFS entailment rules have been further downgraded.
> 
> Currently the document states ``This terminology is agnostic as to whether
> XML data is considered to be identical to a character string''  (Section
> 3).  It also states that ``The document also describes complete sets of
> inference rules corresponding to the semantics de[s]cribed in the text''
> (Section 0.1).  
> 
> These two statements are mutually inconsistent.  Because of the rigid
> nature of untyped literals and XML literals in rdf-interpretations, a
> complete set of inference rules for rdf-interpretations will of necessity
> determine whether an RDF XML literal is a string or not.

Oops - sorry Peter, I should have updated the ED's draft.  Now done:

http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-mt-20030117/

The text concerning the denotation of XML literals has been modified and
I believe should address your concern.

Are we done on this one?

Brian
Received on Monday, 28 July 2003 12:48:03 GMT

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