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Re: #rdfms-literals-as-resources [was Re: draft partitioning of the issues]

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 20:14:31 -0500
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <20010628011436.KUWS87.femail17.sdc1.sfba.home.com@localhost>
On Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at 09:23  AM, Brian McBride wrote:

>> Who said it had to be this way? The outcome is dependent on the
>> results of the xmllang issue, but I don't believe it's a stretch
>> at all to see:
>>
>>    _:a <foo:bar> <data:text/plain;lang=en;weekend> .
>>    _:a <foo:bar> <data:text/plain;lang=fr;weekend> .
>>
>> or some other, similar syntax to do the same thing.
>
> I think one of the motivations for suggesting this change was to deal
> with the xml:lang issue in the way I suggested.  I was just pointing
> out that there were problems with this.
>
> Could you just remind me what the advantages of representing literals
> in this way would be.

Sorry, I didn't mean to suggest that it was advantageous -- 
merely that it was a possibility that it should be kept in mind. 
Sorry for the misunderstanding.

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