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Re: What to do with xml:lang for triples?

From: Jan Wielemaker <jan@swi.psy.uva.nl>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 15:13:17 +0200
To: Graham Klyne <GK@dial.pipex.com>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <00051015200309.21111@gollem>
On Wed, 10 May 2000, Graham Klyne wrote:
>In <http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/InterpretationProperties.html>, Tim BL 
>argues using an xml:lang _attribute_ is a mistake for RDF, and suggests 
>alternatives.

Very good article.  Does this mean xml:lang will disappear from the RDF
specs?  Of course the RDF specs could also state that

	<name xml:lang=fi>Ora Lassila</name>

should be interpreted as if it states

	<name>
	  <lang:fi>Ora Lassila</lang:fi>
	</name>

provided an official way to bind the lang namespace!  Leaves us with
the inheritance property of xml:lang.

	Regards --- Jan
Received on Wednesday, 10 May 2000 09:20:06 GMT

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