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Re: XMLLiteral

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 11:00:41 -0500
Message-Id: <p05200f1bbaa4dac5950a@[]>
To: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
At 16:21 +0100 3/24/03, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>What is the current status of rdf:XMLLiteral?
>I note that in Peter's draft it is in the disallowed category (section 4.2)
>[1]; but section 2 says "OWL also uses rdfs:Literal and can use

The group approved the proposal made by Peter with respect to 
"unknown datatypes" in [2] that:

>1/ I propose that an OWL reasoner may choose not to support some of 
>the OWL    built-in datatypes or even rdf:XMLLiteral, but that it 
>should be easy to    determine which datatypes any OWL reasoner 
>supports. 2/ I propose that all OWL reasoners be required to support 
>the following    TWO datatypes:	xsd:integer	xsd:string

and noted that "or even" should be replaced by "or" in clause 1.

I believe ACTIONs were assigned to bring S&AS and Test in line with this;
yes, here they are in the minutes:

At 20:44 +0000 3/20/03, Ian Horrocks wrote:
>Item 2.2 - proposal from Peter on XML literal:
>PFPS: allow uninterpreted data types; XSD:integer & string be only
>required data types.
>MikeDean: prefers shorter ints to infinite integers.
>DanC: infinite easier; need to get internationalisation review
>Jos: believes that this wont impact heavily on test doc.
>Mike: also OK for guide.
>DanC: other editors?
>No reply.
>JimH: could support XML literal
>Peter: yes, modulo broken RDF datatypes
>JimH: wants to move to accept.
>DanC: modulo internationalisation review.
>RESOLVED (unanimously): per
>+review by I18N WG
>ACTION: DanC get review by internationalisation board of decision on
>Jim: test may need to change.
>Jos: possibly use relevant RDF mechanism.
>ACTIONS: pfps, jos, smith, guus, danc to update documents to reflect
>decision on datatypes.

[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Mar/0087.html
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