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Re: rdfs:Literal not rdfs:subClassOf rdfs:Resource

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 12:47:21 +0200
To: ext Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8B3A959.10822%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-03-11 20:37, "ext Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> At 21:00 08/03/2002 +0200, Patrick Stickler wrote
> 
> [...]
> 
>> Right? If that has changed, please tell me when, where and why.
>> 
>> That's not to say that literals are not things in the universe,
>> only that literals are not members of the RDF class rdfs:Resource.
>> 
>> --
>> 
>> If that hasn't changed, then...
> 
>  http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#rdfms-literalsubjects
> 
> Resolution: On the 15th February 2002, at the RDFCore WG telecon, the WG:
> 
>    * resolved that the current syntaxes (RDF/XML, n-triples, graph
> syntax) do not allow literals as subjects.
>    * noted that it is aware of no reason why literals should not be
> subjects and a future WG with a less restrictive charter may extend the
> syntaxes to allow literals as the subjects of statements.

I didn't read that resolution as explicitly saying that literals are
members of the RDF class rdfs:Resource.

Patrick

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