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RE: DATATYPES: mental dump.

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 19:25:37 -0600
Message-Id: <p05101056b818c9aa0e93@[]>
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>  > Yes, I do. I think that part of my overall feeling of confusion comes
>>  from the fact that we don't seem to have a crisp definition of what
>>  constitutes a datatype or a datatyping scheme
>How about the one defined by XML Schema, and also adopted by the X
>proposal and 'lit:' ontology, namely a paired value space and
>lexical space, the latter of which may have a canonical subset.

Right, I am happy with that, as long as 'paired' includes the mapping 
between the lexical and value spaces. That is pretty much what Peter 
and I were using as the definition as well.

Maybe we can all agree about something :-)


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