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Re: Webont's position w.r.t XML Literal design

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 14:10:04 +0100
Message-ID: <3F7D752C.6020405@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Cc: RDFCore list <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>


Thank you for this comment.


Guus Schreiber wrote:
> Dear RDFCore colleagues,
> The Web Ontology Working Group has discussed its position w.r.t. the XML 
> Literal design
>  From the Webont perspective there were serious problems with the LC1
> design of XML literals, as indicated by the official comments from
> Webont and the individual comments from Patel-Schneider. The new XML
> literal design, as specified in the current WDs, appears to Webont to
> be a well-motivated rational design choice in a space of conflicting
> requirements [1]. RDFCore has provided compelling arguments against the 
> alternatives proposed by I18N (see e.g. [2]).  The current post-LC 
> design works for OWL and is our preferred design in the context of the 
> options currently on the table.
> On behalf of the Web Ontology Working Group
> Guus Schreiber, cochair
> [1] 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Sep/att-0002/i18n-part-1.html 
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2003Aug/0004
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