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Re: 2001-09-07#5 Literals (use cases/test inputs, please?)

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 11:55:07 -0500
Message-ID: <3BD05AEB.FC9ADC80@w3.org>
To: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
CC: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, timbl <timbl@w3.org>
Jan Grant wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 19 Oct 2001, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > For example, I tried to do a visualization of the RDF schema
> > for RDF, using cwm, and I couldn't find a way to get it
> > to filter the french labels from the english labels... because
> > the xml:lang information isn't in triple form.
> 
> Doesn't this just represent a deficiency in cwm?

Perhaps, or perhaps it represents a deficiency in
the design of literals. Why is it we can query
on any other property of anything using RDF properties,
but we can't query the language of a label using
RDF properties?

Regardless, my request stands:

| please give an
| example (or several examples) of how RDF users use xml:lang,
| and what software they use to process it according to
| their expecatations?

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Friday, 19 October 2001 12:56:14 EDT

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