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Re: RDF validator

From: Jeen Broekstra <jeen@aduna.biz>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 10:13:41 +0200
Message-ID: <3F83C735.1020906@aduna.biz>
To: Charlie Abela <abcharl@keyworld.net>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Charlie Abela wrote:

> Need some clarifications pleaseI am using the RDF validator and 
> in my RDF/s file I've set the range as "&xsd;#integer" though 
> when I created an instance I've tried to give it a string 
> instead, but the document was parsed correctly. Is this because 
> the validator just validates the syntax and not the semantics? In
>  building an application that handles/manipulates RDF is there a 
> way by which I can enforce the data type consistency in RDF, or 
> do I have to handle it internally in my software?

You could take a look at the Rio RDF parser package[1], which has
validation support for datatypes - though it currently only supports
boolean, float, double, decimal and all subtypes of decimal
(integer, nonNegativeInteger, byte, unsigned short, etc.).


Jeen

[1] Download at http://sourceforge.net/projects/sesame. It's fairly
small and includes Javadoc documentation.
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