W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-rdf-interest@w3.org > May 2000

What to do with xml:lang for triples?

From: Jan Wielemaker <jan@swi.psy.uva.nl>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 12:29:25 +0200
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <00051012412905.21111@gollem>
Hi,

Going through the rdfs stuff, I see

	<rdfs:label xml:lang="en">comment</rdfs:label>
	<rdfs:label xml:lang="fr">commentaire</rdfs:label>

Now, RDFS is expressed on RDF and thus accessible through the RDF formal
(triple) model.  But, the RDF specs do not tell me where to store the
xml:lang attribute in the triple notation.

Within the triple representation, the only option seems
reinification of the statement and making a language statement
about the reinified label statement.  Isn't that going a bit too far
(especially as xml:lang inherits, so one would to reinify the whole
model ...)?

Anyone with suggestions?

	Regards --- Jan
Received on Wednesday, 10 May 2000 06:41:32 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 7 December 2009 10:51:43 GMT