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Re: Summary of strings, markup, and language tagging in RDF (resend)

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2003 17:01:47 -0400
Message-ID: <3F0499BB.1010406@mitre.org>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
CC: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, Brian_McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com, ext pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>

Martin Duerst wrote:

> Hello Patrick,
> At 13:39 03/07/03 +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:
>> Our specs are very clear about the non-relevance of xml:lang scope
>> on XML literals insofar as the semantics of *RDF* (not *XML*) are
>> concerned. XML semantics only is relevant to an RDF parser.
>> End of story. *RDF* users (as opposed to *XML*
>> users) will be aware of this (if they've read even the primer) and should
>> act accordingly.
> Well, and assuming the primer actually gets around to talk about
> parseType="Literal" :-(.

The volume of mail on this subject (both this time around and prior 
times around) strikes me as an excellent reason why the Primer doesn't 
talk about parseType="Literal".  On the other hand, it probably should, 
so if you folks would like to come up with a paragraph or so that 
everyone would agree with, I'd be happy to include it.



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