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Re: Denotation of datatype values

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 16:54:22 -0400
Message-Id: <p05101519b8e0eddc6598@[]>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>This is a *very* important point to grasp. Even when you have the datatyped
>literal pairings you still can't be sure if the values they represent
>are not equal. You can only be sure if they are equal, insofar as the
>pairings themselves are concerned..

Why? If I have the mappings and the literals, and I can compute the 
values (in some canonical form) and then I may well be able to 
determine inequality. Eg I know that <decimal, "25"> and <octal, 
"7" > are not equal.

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