remembering datatypes - was Re: rdf:PlainLiteral (ISSUE-12)

Steve Harris wrote:
> On 2011-04-17, at 17:55, Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> Of course, this is OWL not SPARQL.   I don't see any good way to deal
>> with this in SPARQL.    I don't really understand how datatype() and
>> such are supposed to work in SPARQL -- are stores really supposed to
>> remember which values came in as xs:int vs xs:integer?
> Yes.

Out of interest, what practical difference does it make? I'm racking my 
brains but struggling to think of one, other than perhaps a graph 
signing / encryption case for ground graphs?



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