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Re: Concrete datatype use case

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 23:01:15 +0100
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To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 06:39 PM 10/24/01 +0100, Brian McBride wrote:
>I would agree that having two size properties doesn't change the meaning 
>in this case, but if I'm paying extra money to store or process them, then 
>it matters to me.

Ah, implementation details ;-)  In such a case I think that you would pay 
for a superior implementation that is able to recognize the equivalence 
(through knowledge of the data typing) and only store the information once 
-- possibly selecting a canonical form -- on the basis that this entails 
all the other forms that might be used, assuming the data typing is the 
same in all interpretations considered to be models.


Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
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