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Re: ISSUE: Datatypes

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 18:58:17 -0400
To: connolly@w3.org
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020516185817S.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Subject: Re: ISSUE: Datatypes
Date: 16 May 2002 17:02:12 -0500

> On Thu, 2002-05-16 at 13:29, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> > TITLE:       Datatypes
> > DESCRIPTION: It appears that the RDF Core WG will not produce a solution to
> > 	     the datatypes issue, as witness the lack thereof in the
> > 	     current working drafts and the imminent end of the WG.
> 
> I don't dispute there's an issue here, but the RDF Core WG
> still plans to produce a treatment of datatypes, as far as I know.

OK, I'm willing to revise this to

DESCRIPTION: It appears that the RDF Core WG will not produce a solution to
	     the datatypes issue in the near future.

> Re "imminent end of the WG", they've requested an extension thru
> something like September 2002.

I hadn't heard about any extension.

> I'm not sure how long WebOnt should hold its breath, but I still
> expect RDF Core to provide a dataypes solution. I think.

Well, it is going to be hard to make semantic progress for the next quite a
while if we wait for the RDF datatypes solution.  Perhaps the best way to
proceed would be to put together our own solution and when and if RDF Core
has a solution harmonize with it.

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peter
Received on Thursday, 16 May 2002 18:58:25 GMT

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