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

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 17:04:41 -0500
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Message-Id: <20010712220443.RVVG27041.femail19.sdc1.sfba.home.com@localhost>
On Thursday, July 12, 2001, at 04:25  PM, pat hayes wrote:

>> 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* ?

Yes, I think so. Sorry if I was confusing.

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

<data:,foo> merely represents the characters 'f', 'o', and 'o' 
in order. It does not represent a concept, thing, etc. It means 
nothing more than those three characters.

Does that make more sense?

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