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Re: First public WD of "Architectural Principles of the World Wide Web"

From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2002 21:47:00 -0700
Message-ID: <3D743EC4.9A95DBDE@prescod.net>
To: www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>

"Anthony B. Coates" wrote:
> ...
> I would venture that a URI identifies a resource, but that a complex resource
> might contain portions that people equate with individual "things" or
> "concepts".  In that view, the resource would be a compound resource.  So, for
> example
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema
> refers to a compound resource (if any) that identifies the whole of W3C XML
> Schema, while
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#int
> identifies the integer datatype within W3C XML Schema.

You say that that identifiers the "integer datatype". If we were forced
to state that in a formal way we might say that

"http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#int has rdf:type dataType"

But the XPointer specification disagrees with you. The XPointer
specification says that *if* the XML Schema document is XML then 

http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#int has rdf:type XMLElement

I think that this is a pretty fundamental disagreement.
 Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 3 September 2002 00:50:04 UTC

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