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Re: pfps-04 (why the thread is germane to pfps-04)

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 14:12:28 -0500
Message-Id: <p06001a31bb4b254f2e28@[10.0.100.23]>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org

>At 21:13 03/07/25 -0400, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
>>From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
>
>>  > Apart from the issue of language information (plain literals can take
>>>  language information, xsd:string can't), what is the reason for making
>>>  these two disjoint?
>>
>>Personally, I don't see any reason to make them disjoint. Plain literals
>>without a language tag look just like xsd:strings to me.
>
>Seems to be the case for a lot of people, including me.

And the WG seems to have agreed, so that is now the, er, official 
position. I am revising the semantics document to reflect this right 
now.

Pat


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