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Re: big issue (2001-09-28#13)

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 17:50:25 -0500
Message-Id: <p0510103ab7daae8d1f5d@[205.160.76.184]>
To: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@upclink.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
>On Friday, September 28, 2001, at 12:31  PM, Sergey Melnik wrote:
>
>>   Tracked as: #rdfms-literals-as-resources
>>   Dependent issue: #rdfms-literalsubjects, would be resolved immediately
>>if literals are resources
>
>Oh? I don't agree with that. We can say that literals are resources 
>(indeed, I think it's pretty clear we have to) but we don't have to 
>give them URIs, or a place in the RDF abstract syntax.

I agree. In the same vein:

>
>These are the (possible) consequences:
>
>c1) Resources and literals are disjoint

I don't think this is a consequence. Literals are not URIs, but they 
can be resources, and literal values can definitely be resources.

Pat

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