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Re: ACTION-27 (ensuring that RESOLUTION of issue-12 gets into RDF Semantics)

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:22:26 +0100
Cc: <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2C2B6398-17DA-4520-82E5-7B381D11F328@cyganiak.de>
To: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
On 20 Apr 2011, at 18:15, Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:
> It turns out that the RDF Semantics document already contains wording in
> Section 5.1 about the equivalence of plain literals and xsd:string
> literals.  Any change to the document to indicate that xsd:string
> literals are considered to be archaic and that plain literals should be
> used instead would look similar to the wording for anything else the WG
> considers to be archaic.

Related here is Section 6.5.1 of RDF Concepts & Abstract Syntax, which states that two literals are equal if and only if they are equal in lexical form, datatype URI, and language tag [1].

Not suggesting any particular course of action, just pointing out related text.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-concepts/#section-Literal-Equality

> I claim, therefore, that ACTION-27 is done, and have marked it as
> pending approval.
> peter
> PS: I think that ISSUE-12 should be marked as closed, but that's not my
>    call.
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