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RDF Issue rdfms-literalsubjects

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 16:41:06 +0000
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To: timbl@w3.org
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org



you raised an issue which was captured in



Should the subjects of RDF statements be allowed to be literals?

As recorded in


the RDFCore WG has decided to close this issue:

o  the WG resolves that the current syntaxes
    (RDF/XML, n-triples, graph syntax) do not
     allow literals as subjects.

   o the WG notes that it is aware of no
     reason why literals should not be subjects
     and a future WG with a less restrictive
     charter may extend the syntaxes to allow
     literals as the subjects of statements.

Please could you respond to this message, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org 
indicating whether this is an acceptable resolution of this issue.

Brian McBride
RDFCore co-chair
Received on Monday, 18 February 2002 11:42:53 UTC

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