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Re: Type of (the denotation of) a plain literal

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 11:51:44 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030116.115144.126160411.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: jos.deroo@agfa.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

From: "Jos De_Roo" <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Subject: RE: Type of (the denotation of) a plain literal
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 17:43:55 +0100

> but
> :Jenny :age "11"
> does not entail
> :Jenny :age "11"^^xsd:string
> nor does the latter entail the former
> -- ,
> Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/

My view is that in XSD datatype entailment it does!  At least modulo a
cleanup of the RDF MT with respect to untyped literals.  

This is because I believe, based on a close examination of the XML Schema
Datatyping document, that the L2V mapping for xsd:string takes Unicode
strings to themselves.

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