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tbray at textuality.com
Tue Aug 11 18:26:33 BST 1998
At 09:21 AM 8/11/98, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
>I am primarily concerned with the basic datatypes section 4. I want to use
>these (or something like them) in CML, healthcare and so on. I shall
>extract this subset of the document and re-use the concepts in JUMBO2.
Not now! Everyone agrees that we need datatypes. I expect some cheerful
& constructive bloodletting in the SIG & WG as to which set of datatypes
we need. Anybody who invests effort in that set at this time is spinning
On the other hand, bearing what you say in mind, I think there may be
a sane case to be made for decoupling the task of identifying the set
of datatypes from that of defining the rest of the schema mechanics;
however we end up specifying the datatypes, the heavy typechecking
coding will be about the same, and it might be nice to give that a
>I note that max and min have changed from being content to attributes.
No! Read the early part of the spec. Per RDF, these things are
*properties*, which can be given either as elements or attributes.
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