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Re: Datatype test cases/ datatype entailment/ datatype support.

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 10:39:24 +0000 (GMT)
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0211231037520.22060-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Fri, 22 Nov 2002, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> [[
> The cross-datatype entailment test cases are reasonably clear cut, from
> a mathematical point of view, I think. But Patrick raises a good point
> when he asks (with a weather eye on implementation?) "what does it mean
> to say that datatype X is supported?"
> ]]
> Are the test cases primarily, tests for implementors; or are they primarily
> tests about our language.

I agree with Jeremy; the test cases are indended to be illustrative.
It's just a happy coincidence* that we've got an implementation that can
run the (majority of the?) entailment tests.


* for some values of, plus a lot of Jos' hard work

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