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

From: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 14:25:32 -0700
Message-Id: <v04210114b773c5a7447a@[]>
To: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>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.

Sorry, I can't follow this (in fact, I can't even parse it :-). Do 
you mean a literal is a resource that represents *itself* ?

Can you expand on what you mean a little more, maybe with a simple 
example? Thanks.

Pat Hayes

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