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RE: simple literals in concrete RDF syntaxes

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:48:11 +0100
To: "'RDF WG'" <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00fc01ce14d7$f0931be0$d1b953a0$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:02 AM, Antoine Zimmermann wrote:
> Hmm, reading the concept of simple literals again, I find it strange.
> It
> seems to me that simple literals is something that exists at an
> abstract
> level, as a simple literal can be concretely serialised in many ways,
> yet the spec says that it only exists in concrete syntaxes.
> [...]
> So, maybe we should not say anything about simple literals in concepts,
> and let the concrete syntaxes specify what syntactic sugar they use for
> literals, whatever their types.

+1 I think that's something that's completely serialization-format-specific
and should thus be defined as part of the format's spec. 

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 10:48:43 UTC

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