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Re: Priorities for F2F (completion of ACTION: 2001-06-22#4)

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 12:53:15 -0500
Cc: "RDFCore WG" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: <bdehora@interx.com>
Message-Id: <20010711175316.LTVF14081.femail18.sdc1.sfba.home.com@localhost>
On Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at 06:18  AM, Bill de hÓra wrote:

>>  o the WG agrees that URI's can be assigned to denote literals.
>
> Is this to say: the wg indicates that people may assign URIs
> to Literals in their RDF data? I think I would be fine with
> this, but I still don't understand what is being described.
> Is a Literal simply a resource that can be present in the
> web (ie on a computer)?

A literal is a resource representing the literal -- the string. 
Like data: URIs, the resource they represent is fully defined by 
the URI itself. It has no other meaning.

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