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Re: Occam-slashed datatypes

From: Sergey Melnik <melnik@DB.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 01:46:49 -0800 (PST)
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com, connolly@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.94.1020222014410.4039A-100000@Hake.Stanford.EDU>

I must agree with PatrickS that your newest draft has very little to do
with the S proposal - so little that I wonder where all our convergence
effort is gone ;(

Somehow we are back to untidy literals with context-dependent
interpretation after several rounds of violent agreement on the opposite.
I hope there is just some kind of misunderstanding.

I guess the bummer happened on the way to making S-B an "endorsed"
datatyping idiom. Why can't we just proceed with purely syntactic classes
as DanC and Graham suggested?

Unfortunately, I won't be able to make tomorrow's telecon. However, I'd
like to raise a red flag and ask to rollback to the most recent proposal
that assumed tidy literals.

To Brian: in case of a (straw) poll on datatyping please count my vote as
"No" if the proposal assumes untidy literals. On other datatyping issues
just count DanC's vote twice...


On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Pat Hayes wrote:

> As promised, brief writeup at
> http://www.coginst.uwf.edu/users/phayes/simpledatatype2.html
> Pat
Received on Friday, 22 February 2002 04:56:38 UTC

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