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RE: what RDF is not (was ...)

From: Mark Birbeck <Mark.Birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 06:26:52 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <6403181231ADB9438FE28C10F35C5B840CE34A@S007.x-port.net>
To: "'Peter F. Patel-Schneider'" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider [mailto:pfps@research.bell-labs.com]
> In particular, how can RDF say something a particular
> arbitrary real number?  There just aren't enough URIs to 
> provide names for
> them all.

I don't follow you. Are you saying that there are less URIs than there are
numbers? If you are, then this surely can't be true, since at the very least
you could for any number create a URI such as:

	http://www.someschemaorg.org/datatypes/int#347789

Regards,

Mark


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