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Re: RDF Resource

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 14:01:39 +0100
Message-ID: <4DA6F033.1000807@webr3.org>
To: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
CC: public-rdfa-wg@w3.org
Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:
> Section 4.2 of 
> RDFa API: An API for extracting structured data from Web documents, 
> W3C Working Draft 23 September 2010
> has a category called RDFResource that is a proper subset of RDFNode,
> and not a superset of TypedLiteral or PlainLiteral.
> I feel strongly that this is wrong in two ways:
> 1/ resource is a semantic notion in RDF but node is a syntactic one
> 2/ resources in RDF include literals, both plain and typed
> I'm not sure just what to name this, however, as the obvious choice,
> RDFSubject, has other problems.

Hi Peter,

This has changed since, and indeed is part of the RDF API now (with 
different names), see:



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