Provides the core interfaces through which datatypes are described to Jena. Instances of RDFDatatype describe serialization, parsing and equality-testing functions for a single Datatype. The TypeMapper provides a user-extensible registry through which datatype definitions can be registered against URIs. It is prepopulated with XML datatype definitions.
Interface Summary Interface Description RDFDatatypeInterface on a datatype representation.
Class Summary Class Description BaseDatatypeBase level implementation of datatype from which real implementations can inherit. BaseDatatype.TypedValuePair object used to encode both lexical form and datatype for a typed literal with unknown datatype. TypeMapperThe TypeMapper provides a global registry of known datatypes.
Exception Summary Exception Description DatatypeFormatExceptionException thrown when a lexical form does not match the stated datatype.