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Re: handling bare literals and PS a Q. about lang tags

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2002 13:59:34 +0100
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20179.1031317174@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

>>>Patrick Stickler said:
> Jenny ex:age (_:y, "10") .
> _:y rdf:type rdf:Datatype .
> ]]
> The above isn't representable in RDF/XML (with datatypes attribute)
> unless we add another one: rdf:datatypeNodeID
> 	See part 2 of the resructured document.

Which document? 

 I had to look at the zip file attached to
then the one attached to


I'd prefer not attaching a zip of files, it means you can't point
at the documents on the web - they have no URI-refs :)

After extracting neither seems to have anything relevant in part 2
(2.1, 2.2, 2.3).

If you think
  Jenny ex:age (_:y, "10") .
  _:y rdf:type rdf:Datatype .

can be represented in RDF/XML (with rdf:datatype attribute), please
include it your email reply.  The crucial point is that rdf:datatype
takes uri-refs, not bnodes, so the bnode given to the "10" literal
cannot be assigned by the creator of the rdf/xml and hence is unknown
to the creator.

Received on Friday, 6 September 2002 09:02:54 UTC

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