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Re: ISSUE-80: Meta builtins

From: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 15:50:22 +0100
Message-ID: <49AD43AE.3010705@ilog.fr>
To: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
CC: "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Chris Welty wrote:
> Basically we need a pred:literal-not-equal, or at the very least a not= 
> for each datatype.  It seems to make sense to have a pred:literal-equal 
> as well (for symmetry, if nothing else), but what does it do? Is it 
> redundant with RIF's = predicate?  Does it do numeric comparison?  Is it 
> simply lexical?

Why isn't pred:literal-equal not just the boolean completary to pred:literal-not-equal? I mean, don't we have to answer the same question wrt pred:literal-not-equal, whether it does pred:numeric-not-equal or not, etc?


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