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cert:int -> xsd:nonNegativeInteger

From: Dominik Tomaszuk <ddooss@wp.pl>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:45:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4EAA87B0.6030100@wp.pl>
To: WebID Incubator Group WG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
I propose remove cert:int datatype from the Cert Ontology and change 
examples in section 2.3 in WebID spec.
rsa:public_exponent is always integer >= 0. There is no need to 
duplicate this datatype.
I know that is the argument that cert:int is more flexible writing than 
xsd:nonNegativeInteger, because it allows white space. But I think that 
freedom is dangerous, because it is harder to process "  6   5  5 3 7 
"^^cert:int then "65537"^^xsd:nonNegativeInteger. I think parsers should 
expect here normal number in base 10 notation.

Dominik 'domel' Tomaszuk
Received on Friday, 28 October 2011 10:45:29 UTC

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