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questions about rdfs:Datatype [Was: RE: Seeking normative definition of datatyping]

From: <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 15:12:07 -0500
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To: <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>

> From: ext Brian McBride [mailto:bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 12:51 PM

> >Which WD (and section) contains the normative definition of the
> >semantics and syntax of RDF's new/proposed datatyping mechanism?
> This is not concentrated in a single WD, but is described in 
> a number of documents.  

Yuck!  I wonder if that's what TBL meant when he told the AC the RDF
Core WG was clarifying M&S :-).

> For an overview I suggest the primer.  The syntax is described 
> in the syntax doc, the concept of datatyping in the concepts doc, the 
> schema implications in the schema doc and formal semantics in 
> the semantics doc.
> You may find the specific links in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2002Nov/0527.html
> helpful.

Thanks, that was helpful.

However, where can I find a [preferably normative] example of how 
rdfs:Datatype is used (to define an application-specific datatype)?  
Also, how does an application define the lexical space for any
rdfs:Datatype classes it defines?
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