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RE: literals as resources / completion of ACTION 2001-07-06 (dependencies)

From: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2001 01:26:00 +0100
To: rdaniel@interwoven.com
Cc: fmanola@mitre.org, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <OF824FFB4F.9FC55C56-ON41256A82.00010925@bayer-ag.com>

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> For M&S 2, we will want to figure out some way of adding data types
> to literals. I bring up typing now because a really obvious way of
> handling typing, if you have identifiers for the literals, is to
> create triples with those URIs as the subjects and rdf:type as the
> predicates. We should look into that. But I don't think we should
> generate data: URLs now in the expectation that they will be useful
> then. They may not actually work in all cases where they need to.
> We may need some other way of getting URIs for the literals.

I think I can follow you Ron.
One way we have been going along is anonymous nodes e.g.
[ log:is "some-literal-string"; <some-property> <some-value>; ...]
and that node can be the sub/object of a statement.

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
Received on Friday, 6 July 2001 19:26:18 EDT

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