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RE: Tidy literal nodes incompatable with current MT?

From: <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 14:38:24 +0100
To: jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: patrick.stickler@nokia.com, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <OFEAA3441C.1BB086ED-ONC1256B4F.004ABDAB@bayer-ag.com>
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> What S requires (as you yourself have pointed out) is that there is one
> literal node for each literal label and that has one interpretation. If
> multiple meanings are needed that is up to the application semantics.
>
> What TDL requires is that different occurrences of literal nodes with the
> same label have different meanings. It is an implementation detail how
> literals are actually store, but the clearest exposition of the TDL position
> is that the graph is untidy. Anything else is mere sophistry.

that's a good summary Jeremy

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Jos
Received on Monday, 28 January 2002 08:40:29 EST

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