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

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 13:31:48 -0000
To: "RDF Core" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000301c1b492$ca4a5ae0$887ba8c0@mitchum>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Stickler [mailto:patrick.stickler@nokia.com] 
> 
> Why not define a URI scheme for RDF literals, and map
> all literals to it, with a placeholder for language.
> 
> E.g.   lit:en:pan       'pan'/English
>        lit:sp:pan       'pan'/Spanish
>        lit::pan         'pan' (no language specified)
> 
> That solves the tidy literal business also, as all literal 
> nodes become URIref nodes and hence are tidy, and there are 
> only URIref nodes and bNodes in the graph. No literals in the 
> traditional sense. ;-)

How is this different from the data: URI proposal? In other words, if we
were to do this, why not use an existing scheme?

Bill de hÓra
Received on Wednesday, 13 February 2002 08:36:47 EST

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