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Re: getting language tags out of the fundamental model (ISSUE-12)

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 18:35:17 +0100
Message-ID: <4DE526D5.7000309@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org


On 31/05/11 18:20, Yves Raimond wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 06:18:16PM +0100, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
>> Replying against better judgement
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>> On 31 May 2011, at 15:28, Yves Raimond wrote:
>>> "foo" rdf:language "bar"
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>> "chat" rdf:language "en" .
>> "chat" rdf:language "fr" .
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>> Yeah that would work really well.
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> Putting aside the fact it was intended as a goold old literal-as-subject joke, I don't see that as an issue. Why couldn't a string be associated with multiple languages?

It can - in any language it's just a unicode string. Keeping the 
language with the term helps otherwise we'd loose the association:

<s> rdfs:label "foo" .
<t> rdfs:label "foo" .

"foo"  rdf:language "en" .
"foo"  rdf:language "fr" .

	Andy

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