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Re: json-ld.org playground updated

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@kellogg-assoc.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 08:04:25 -0500
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
CC: "public-linked-json@w3.org" <public-linked-json@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A881B734-199D-462C-B75D-5C9B1279AADF@kellogg-assoc.com>
On Jan 21, 2012, at 5:49 PM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:

>> Sorry, not fully engaged here, and my mind is definitely mid-pacific.
>> If {"@literal": "foo"} is banned, then how does one express a plain
>> literal when the context has a default @language? Is it not possible to
>> express a plain literal when the context has @language? I always
>> presumed that this is how it would be done.
> 
> Hi Gregg, I hope you enjoy your time there. I always thought if you wanna do
> that you would have to add a
> 
> "@language": "null"
> 
> to that literal!?

IMO, {"@literal": "foo"} means that there is no language, using {"@literal": "foo", "@language": null} seems excessively verbose, and null is not needed anywhere else. The @language in the context applies to plain strings.

Gregg

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