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RE: I18N Issue alternative: collapsing plain and xml literals

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 11:50:25 +0300
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B02630307@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <gk@ninebynine.org>, <danbri@w3.org>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Brian McBride [mailto:bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com]
> Sent: 11 September, 2003 11:43
> To: Stickler Patrick (NMP/Tampere)
> Cc: gk@ninebynine.org; danbri@w3.org; w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: I18N Issue alternative: collapsing plain and xml literals
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > And importantly, for I18N:
> > 
> >  <rdf:Desription rdf:about="#something" 
> xmlns:ex="http://example.com/"
> >    <ex:foo parseType="Literal" xml:lang="en"><b>foo</b></ex:foo>
> >  </rdf:Description>
> >  
> >  gives us
> >  
> >  <#something> <ex:foo> "<b>foo</b>"@en .
> > 
> > BUT
> > 
> >  <rdf:Desription rdf:about="#something" 
> xmlns:ex="http://example.com/"
> >    <ex:foo parseType="Literal" xml:lang="en" 
> rdf:datatype="http://example.com/x"><b>foo</b></ex:foo>
> >  </rdf:Description>
> 
> Is that currently legal syntax?

Not currently. The proposals that Graham and I both
submitted included the ability to combine rdf:datatype
and rdf:parseType="Literal" to define XML encoded lexical
forms for arbitrary complex types (e.g. xhtml:table).

Patrick
Received on Thursday, 11 September 2003 04:50:32 EDT

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