[rdfweb-dev] foaf:dateOfBirth

Jan Grant Jan.Grant at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Aug 3 07:55:04 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Benjamin Nowack wrote:

> On 02.08.2004 14:55:03, Jan Grant wrote:
>>
>> The xsd datatype(s) seem to have more options than Captain Britain has
>> secret powers. Would those suffice?
>
> hm, interesting. but aren't they meant to be used to only *type*
> properties, but not as "stand-alone" properties?
>
> i.e.
>   <bio:Birth>
>      <ns:year rdf:datatype="&xsd;gYear">1899</ns:year>
> but not
>   <bio:Birth>
>      <xsd:gYear>1899</xsd:gYear>

The former is exactly the kind of thing I had in mind.



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