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Re: RDF Datatypes

From: James Tauber <jtauber@jtauber.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 10:34:56 -0400
Message-ID: <00cc01c0cff0$687a7390$11030a0a@EHUD>
To: "Steven Livingstone" <stv_ca@hotmail.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

The range property just takes a URI, so it could refer to a datatype defined
by xmlschema part 2.

What could be useful, though, is to have the type hierarchy of xmlschema
expressed in RDF statements with the root of the type hierarchy being
Literal.

James

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Livingstone" <stv_ca@hotmail.com>
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 11:31 PM
Subject: RDF Datatypes


> Hello all.
> I am just new to this group as i am working on an application that will
very
> likely use RDF and so i intend to get heavily involved in it now.
>
> The first question i have is concerning datatypes in the RDF schema,
> specifically the range attribute. Is it likely that this will be very much
> similar to the XML Schema Part 2 Datatypes spec
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/) ??
>
> If so, who has done much work looking into how well this will map to the
> requirements of RDF??
>
> On initial thinking it seems that it should be a very good fit. I did find
> one link, but it was down, so i dunno what it was suggesting.
>
> thanks,
> Steven
>
> IT Architect,
> IBM.
> slivings@ca.ibm.com
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