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Re: xml:lang [was Re: Outstanding Issues ]

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 14:30:49 +0200
To: ext Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <fmanola@mitre.org>
CC: ext Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8902919.E350%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-02-13 14:25, "ext Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> At 14:11 13/02/2002 +0200, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> [...]
> 
>> It was stated that ARP does this, but if I enter
>> 
>>   <dc:title xml:lang="en">World Wide Web Consortium</dc:title>
>> 
>> in the W3C RDF validator, I don't see 'en' reflected in either the
>> triples or the graph. Is it then optional functionality not used
>> by the validator? Or is that functionality in a later version of ARP
>> than what is used by the validator?
>> 
>> (this isn't a criticism or refutation, just an honest question)
> 
> As Jeremy isn't around, I'll reply.
> 
> The W3C RDF validator consists of two components:
> 
>  o parser
>  o a servlet that implements the web functionality
> 
> The parser is ARP and does support literals as pairs.
> 
> The servlet does not support language.  This is because the servlet was
> originally written to work with sirpac which I believe is one of the
> parsers which does treat literals as strings.

I figured it was something like that. Thanks.

Patrick 

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