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Re: DECIDED: untidy semantics

From: Jos De_Roo <jos.deroo.jd@belgium.agfa.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:56:27 +0200
To: "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF0FF4249C.D783778E-ONC1256C3E.00517680-C1256C3E.00521295@agfa.be>


> > well, it's a bit like the case of a uri
> > you don't say xsd:string<uri> don't you
> > "xyz" is also just an identifier
>
> Yes, but a URIref is an identifier with unambiguous
> and globally consistent meaning. A bare literal,
> without any explicit or implicit datatype denotation
> is ambiguous,

no it isn't, it's unambiguously meaning
the *token* itself, always and everywhere
there just is no other interpretion involved

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Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
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