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RE: Rethinking how literals are defined

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:38:04 +0100
To: "'Richard Cyganiak'" <richard@cyganiak.de>
Cc: "'RDF Working Group WG'" <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <026d01cee46b$caba1770$602e4650$@lanthaler@gmx.net>
One more thing :-)

On Monday, November 18, 2013 3:33 PM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
> --------------%<-----------------------
> Literals are used for values such as strings, numbers, and dates.
> 
[...]
> 
> A literal is a language-tagged string if the third element is present.
> Lexical representations of language tags MAY be converted to lower
> case.
> The value space of language tags is always in lower case.

A literal is a *typed value* if its datatype IRI does not equal
rdf:langString.


This would make it much easier to talk about "literals which are not
language-tagged strings".


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