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Re: 2001-09-07#5 Literals

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 15:23:16 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20010926152002.03a79e70@joy.songbird.com>
To: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
At 09:40 AM 9/26/01 -0400, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>[2]
>Future versions of RDF may migrate to a more general mechanism for
>literal representation in which the current representation would be
>embedded. One candidate is that an RDF literal would be a pair
>of a unicode string and a URI reference. The current literals would
>be embedded within this new representation using a well-known URI
>as a base for all language tag URIs.

Just for interest, here's a proposal for representing language tags in URI 
space:
   http://search.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-klyne-urn-ietf-lang-00.txt

Currently, it has no official status, but I plan to request RFC publication 
if and when Michael Mealling's related URN draft is published:
   http://search.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-mealling-iana-urn-01.txt

#g


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