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Re: heading toward datatyping telecon

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 15:40:22 +0000
Message-ID: <3BE80466.9030504@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
CC: phayes@ai.uwf.edu, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:

> Since RDF preserves the lexical form, we cannot enjoy such
> a convenience. At least not at the RDF level.


   <eg:foo rdf:type="http://example/Integer"  xsd:decimal="16"/>

the value of the RDF type property is the class of integers.

Thus I don't understand the "cannot" in your statement above.

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