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Re: Issues list - delayed message

From: Guha <guha@epinions-inc.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2000 18:40:36 -0700
Message-ID: <38ED3C93.EF41C576@epinions-inc.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
CC: Ora.Lassila@nokia.com, timbl@w3.org, sw99@w3.org
I think strings with lang specifications should be treated just like
we should treat something like 5kg. i.e., 5kg=11lb just as
Welcome(english)=Wilkommen(german).

guha

Dan Brickley wrote:

> If not a bug, a glitch. If you're saying that xml:lang values are
> similiar to datatypes, I agree. Some literal may have a type
> (eg. foo:floatPoint) and/or an xml:lang. This does clash with the model's
> insistence that literals can't have properties though...
>
> dan
>
> On Thu, 6 Apr 2000 Ora.Lassila@nokia.com wrote:
>
> > Regarding the xml:lang, I don't think it is a bug. I always thought that it
> > would be a characteristic of the string (the literal value), and since M+S
> > did not really address primitive data types, it wouldn't have to be
> > concerned of xml:lang either.
> >
> > How do we propose adding it? As a qualification of the actual property
> > value?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >       - Ora
> >
> > --
> > Ora Lassila, <ora.lassila@nokia.com>
> > Research Manager
> > Agent Technology, Nokia Research Center / Boston
> > +1 (781) 993-4603 (please note new email & phone number!)
> >
> >
> > > ----------
> > > From:       EXT Tim Berners-Lee
> > > Sent:       Thursday, April 6, 2000 20:20
> > > To:         sw99@w3.org
> > > Subject:    Issues list - delayed message
> > >
> > > (I found this in a window I had not gotten around to pressing send on)
> > > ______________________________________________________
> > >
> > > Danbri,
> > >
> > >
> > > Kudos for getting going on this.
> > >
> > > It is good to give credit where credit is due for issued, and not always
> > > jut
> > > to point to the director as well!
> > >
> > > - XML lang not being in the model  was brought up by Sergey
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-interest/2000Jan/0053.html
> > > Thoiugh that suggests adding itto the model rather than removing it from
> > > th
> > > esyntax.
> > > Folks,xml:lang is not represented in the RDF model according to RDF M&S
> > > 1.0,
> > > which is IMO a bug in the specs.
> > >
> > >
> > > - The issue of Alt, Bag and Seq being searated out from the basic model is
> > > brought up in
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-interest/2000Feb/0115.html for
> > > example.
> > >
> > >
> > > - Issue: need for "poorest man" serializeion
> > > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-interest/2000Feb/0115.html
> > > As a next step I'd like to have a "poorest man" RDF/XML
> > > serialization:<rdf>
> > >   <triple subject="[URI]" predicate="[URI]" object="[URI]"/>
> > >   <triple subject="[URI]" predicate="[URI]">[PDCATA]</triple>  ...</rdf>
> > >
> > >
> > > These may not be the first occurrences.  But I think all the issued I
> > > pulled
> > > out I pulled out of previous messages.  pointers to the first raising we
> > > can
> > > find would be a godo idea.
> > >
> > > As regards state, I think we can do a broader categorization.
> > >
> > > - Bug fix, propose for 1.1  (ml lang, some reference issues?)
> > > - Simplification (like removing PICS bits, aabouteachprefix, lang, etc).
> > > Doesn't affect other features => wait to see if IG wanst tto start an
> > > action
> > > to do them
> > > - Syntax change which can be done back-compatibly with existing syntax =>
> > > suggest trials with software.
> > >
> > > Or something like that. Then we concldue, there are only 2 bugs and there
> > > is
> > > a consensus for a version 1.5, but we need to work on x and y at teh IG
> > > level. O
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
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