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RE: Alternative representation of typed literal nodes in NTriples (and N3)

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 12:29:50 +0100 (BST)
To: Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0208231228380.29363-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Fri, 23 Aug 2002 Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:

> > How are you disposed towards (datatype, stuff) where stuff may or may
> > not be further structured?
>
> If 'stuff' constitutes (or contains) in some explicit fashion a lexical
> representation which is interpreted in terms of that datatype, sure.

I'm sorry if this is nit-picking; conceptually, it seems easier to deal
with each literal as a member of its datatype, not carrying an
accumulation of cruft that's leaked from the representations of other
DTs.

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