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Re: [RDFa] rdf:XMLLiteral (was RE: Missing issue on the list: identification of RDFa content)

From: Ian Davis <iand@internetalchemy.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 21:09:58 +0000
Message-ID: <45FEFC26.6010200@internetalchemy.org>
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net
CC: public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org

On 19/03/2007 20:50, Mark Birbeck wrote:
> But more importantly, there is no social aspect to this issue. RDF
> defines both plain literals and typed literals, and it defines how
> literals are compared for equality. There's not much more to it than
> that, and to suggest that we should look at whether typed literals are
> more common than plain literals is just strange. It's like asking
> which numbers are more common. Should everyone who is 6 ft tall choose
> to be either 5 ft or 7ft, since those numbers are more common than 6?
> It's a non-argument, because we're not dealing with specific numbers,
> but a numbering _system_, and RDF is exactly the same--it's an entire
> system that you cannot cherry-pick.

OK, you've convinced me that it's not worth pursuing this. Good luck 
with RDFa.

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