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Re: Subjects as Literals

From: Jakub Kotowski <jakubkotowski@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 21:46:28 +0200
Message-ID: <4C362B14.1060003@gmx.net>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
CC: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 08.07.2010 19:06, Pat Hayes wrote:
>> With literals, typing has come up but it hasn't been fully integrated
>> with the rest of the RDF grammar; you can still say things like
>> 'ten(integer) much-likes "Sampo"@fi' without any usual type system
>> catching the error.
> 
> LIteral types don't check 'errors' in RDF. (Though this one ought to be
> caught by any RDF parser, in fact.) This is a complicated issue in the
> design of RDF, one which absorbed a great deal of the WG's time. Its
> probably not relevant to go into this here; it has to do with keeping
> RDF monotonic. I can wax lyrical on this if you really want me to.

I would like to hear it if you don't mind.

Best regards,
Jakub
Received on Thursday, 8 July 2010 19:47:09 UTC

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