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Re: ISSUE-126 (Revisit Datatypes): A proposal for resolution

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 13:11:35 -0400
Message-Id: <D6FD505B-D1F7-4622-A2E7-AC005CAC434B@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Motik <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>, 'OWL Working Group WG' <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Michael Smith <msmith@clarkparsia.com>

On Jul 1, 2008, at 12:45 PM, Michael Smith wrote:

> Finally, there is only one KR use case I've heard motivating the
> inclusion of xsd:float and xsd:double, the ability to map data from an
> ontology to a corresponding and widely implemented machine
> representation.  This change would prevent that translation from being
> accurate and would seem to undermine the argument for including the
> machine datatypes at all.

I concur.

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