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Re: (poll) renaming rdf:text to rdf:plainLiteral

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 08:22:49 +0100
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, public-rif-wg@w3.org, public-owl-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <BB62D554-C3F4-4161-ADFE-ACA6639DE8F0@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
On 23 May 2009, at 05:28, Ivan Herman wrote:

> One step further: why having this thing in the rdf namespace? I must  
> admit I was always a bit uneasy about using the rdf namespace for  
> that in the past, but I accepted. But it started as a 'thing' that  
> seemed to be a common need for RIF and OWL, and we may want to keep  
> it that way.
> It could be in the OWL or the RIF namespace or has a namespace of  
> its own.

To echo your words, I would not go there.

Fiddle as little as possible.

I would oppose a new namespace. Putting in either rif or OWL would be  
arbitrary (though I wouldn't, myself, mind the OWL one :)).

As you pointed out, putting it in XSD is a non-starter.

Let the long international nightmare end! :)

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