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

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 13:46:36 -0000
To: "'RDF Core'" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002a01c1b494$db53db70$887ba8c0@mitchum>
Hi Brian,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian McBride [mailto:bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com] 
>
> >1) literals can't have properties, but we find xml:lang in 
> the syntax 
> >very handy, so we made it part of a literal.
> >
> >2) it means not a property of.
> 
> I'm not sure I'd go that far.  I'd have no problems with cwm, 
> for example, 
> allowing literals as subjects and making the lang a property.

I have no problem with cwm doing that; imo cwm's there to stretch the
envelope a bit. Otherwise literals  as subjects isn't RDF.

[the answers I gave are somewhat sarky, but I believe contain more than
grain of truth]

Bill de hÓra
Received on Wednesday, 13 February 2002 08:51:41 EST

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