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Re: DTB frozen and last changes

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 15:29:30 +0100
Message-ID: <49DF57CA.3080608@deri.org>
To: "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
oops sorry, pressed "send" too early, actually I wanted to save the 
message. I am still doing some small changes, apologies for the confusion.

Axel Polleres wrote:
> The latest changes in DTB are mainly in terms of rdf:text:
> 1) Casting from rdf:text to xs:string is now included, a respective 
> editor's note in Section 3.2.9 on Casting to xs:string has been added.
> The following old note is no longer needed, given the latest changes in 
> rdf:text:
> "Note: Since RIF implementations MAY choose to interpret 
> <tt>xs:string</tt> and its subtypes as subtypes of <tt>rdf:text</tt> 
> following Section 3.1 of <nowiki>[</nowiki>[[#ref-rdf-text|RDF-TEXT]]], 
> in such implementations this cast function also serves for conversions 
> to <tt>rdf:text</tt>."
> 2) I needed to temporarily change the reference to rRDF-TEXT to the 
> wiki-doc, as the TR version is totally outdated.
> 3) I removed the Editor's notes on the example on xs:string vs rdf:text.
> after isLiteralNotOfType (Section
> Note: I am inquiring this again in the rdf:text-mailinglist, but my 
> understanding is that he value space of rdf:text now is a superset of 
> the value space of xs:string, such that automatically each value in 
> xs:string is also in rdf:text.
> Other, non-rdf-text related changes:
> 4) literal-not-equal was changed to literalNotIdentical
> 5) Ed note
> "Shouldn't we have a uniform naming convention here 
> <tt>pred:literal-equal</tt> vs. <tt>pred:isLiteralOfType</tt>, i.e. 
> dashes vs. CamelCase is not used uniformly."
> has been removed, since obsoleted.
> 6) The editor's note for isLiteralOfType now explicitly refers to
> ISSUE-93.
> {{EdNote|text=Note that it is assumed the second argument of 
> isLiteralOfType to be a rif:iri at the moment, cf. 
> [http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wg/track/issues/93 ISSUE-93].}}

Dr. Axel Polleres
Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, 
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
Received on Friday, 10 April 2009 14:30:14 UTC

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