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[Closed] JSR188-01, Global datatyping

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2003 18:35:28 +0100
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To: "Butler, Mark" <Mark_Butler@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "'www-rdf-comments@w3.org'" <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>

Subject: [closed] JSR188-01, Global datatyping


You made a last call comment [2] [Global datatyping] captured in:

The RDFCore WG has resolved:
    (item 20)
to reject this comment.  The reasons are:

o The WG has considerable sympathy with this request, but...

o We have conflicting requirements for which we were unable
to find a compromise, despite long and sometimes difficult
discussions over the past year or so,

o Given this was a very difficult issue,
we are aware that we can't satisfy everybody.

o Given the lack of strong negative feedback at last call, the WG
believe that the community would rather we proceed with the proposed
solution, than go back and try again, with the consequent delays.

o We note your comment [1] that a syntactic solution may be acceptable
and encourage cc/pp to investigate such solutions, which might have general

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0570.html

[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003JanMar/0293.html

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Graham Klyne
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