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Re: Last call comments from the I18N WG on RDF WDs

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 14:57:56 +0000
Message-ID: <3FB39BF4.5060004@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, www-rdf-comments@w3.org, w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org



Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> The working group decided that this issue a new issue,
> but to postpone it:
> 
> [[[
> add a new issue to the issue list:
> "relationship between XMLLiterals and plain literals," and postpone it.
> 
> Rationale:
> 
> The lack of semantic equivalence between XMLLiterals and plain
> literals has been clear since the first WD of RDF Concepts, and
> was arguable in RDF Model and Syntax.
> 
> The RDF Semantics does not preclude RDF applications using additional
> information to determine that two literals are equivalent, but does not
> mandate that they should be.
> 
> Hence, RDF applciations which require this equivalence may operate
> in such a mode, and so this issue is not a show stopper.
> ]]

The postponed issue can be found at:

http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#rdf-plain-and-xml-literals

Brian
Received on Thursday, 13 November 2003 10:11:23 GMT

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