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Re: specifying minimal datatypes without reference to "OWL Tools"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 01 Jul 2003 09:25:27 -0500
To: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1057069527.24287.1709.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

Hmm... I gather Peter is travelling.

Meanwhile, I'd be interested to know if anybody
else agrees or disagrees that this is an improvement...

On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 09:37, Dan Connolly wrote:
> Prompted by Martin's I18N questions, I found...
> 
> "OWL tools need only implement the datatypes xsd:integer and
> xsd:string."
>   --
> http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-semantics/syntax.html#owl_built_in_datatypes
> 
> What's an "OWL tool"? Let's specify the language
> without reference to software.
> 
> In 3.1. Vocabularies and Interpretations,
> please change the defintion of datatype theory
> and/or Abstract OWL interpretation so that
> integer and string have to be included in the
> set of datatypes for every Abstract OWL interpretation.
> 
> And change OWL interpretation in 5.2. OWL Interpretations
> likewise.
> 
> Then strike the "OWL tools..." bit in
> section 2. Abstract Syntax.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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