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RE: Outstanding Issues - rdfms-xmllang

From: <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 11:51:06 +0000
Message-ID: <T5934f1f6d1c407b706480@reuters.com>
To: danbri@w3.org, brian_mcbride@hp.com
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, w3c-i18n-wg@w3.org

[I'm copying w3c-i18n-wg, rather than w3c-i18n-ig, as this
is a process mail, not a technical one]

Are you folks interested in meeting with the I18N WG
at the Plenary to discuss outstanding issues?

Misha Wolf
I18N WG Chair


On 20/02/2002 11:11:07 Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> > rdfms-xmllang: Why isn't xml:lang information represented within the RDF
> data model?
>
> > This was put on hold whilst we looked at datatypes.
> > Model and Syntax says that lang is part of the literal; that no triples
> are
> > generated for an xml:lang.  We can choose to stick with that or change it.
> > Does anyone have a compelling reason to change it?
>
>
>
> My proposal before we put it on hold was in the overly long:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Sep/0378.html
>
> [[[
> [1]
> An RDF Literal is a Unicode string, optionally paired with a
> language tag (as defined in RFC3066).
> ]]]
>
> in that thread we identified equally rules as follows:
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2001Oct/0375.html
>
> suggesting that such pairs are equal
>   if and only if
>   the unicode strings are equal
> and
>    the lang tags are either both absent, or both present and equal (as lang
> tags, i.e. case insensitive).
>
>
>
>
> This then works orthogonally with:
> - the graph syntax
> - model theory
> - datatyping
> - any treatment of Unicode string normalization
>
>
> Jeremy
>
>



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