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Re: Any use cases for untidy literals except long range datatyping?

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 14:15:13 +0100
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To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Sergey Melnik <melnik@db.stanford.edu>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Hi Pat,

At 21:00 20/08/2002 -0700, pat hayes wrote:


>With regards to this last point, yes. DAML and OIL and probably OWL will 
>need the flexibility of allowing (semantically) untidy literals,

That is a pretty compelling reason.  Please could you elaborate a bit, e.g. 
an example of where DAML relies on untidiness and why OWL needs it.

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