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Re: s/xsd:string/plain literal/g

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 00:15:53 +0000
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20051201001553.GB7426@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 02:50:40PM -0500, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> I've updated the prototype for LANG to return a "simple literal" [SL]
> instead of a typed node with a datatype URI of xsd:string. Following
> the impact on the examples, I ended up changing most of the ops to use
> "simple literal". I think this reflects most of the implementations. 
> Test that works with this model, but not with LC:
> 
>   [] dc:title "solitario"@ES .
>   [] my:supportsLang "FR", "ES".
> 
>   ASK { ?who dc:title ?title .
>         ?app my:supportsLang ?lang
>         FILTER ( LANG(?title) = ?lang ) }
> 
> I'm particularly interested in feedback from implementors. Comments?
> Is this what you wrote anyways?

It's what I wrote.

This kind of thing lends weight to the opinion that SPARQL shouldn't
distinguish between plain literals and xsd:strings IMHO.

- Steve
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2005 00:16:06 GMT

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