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Re: RDF specifications (was RE: Cutting the Patrician datatype knot)

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 11:47:13 -0500
To: tarod@softhome.net
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <20011205114713H.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
There are two easy ways:

1/ Make literals be pairs of lexical values and datatypes.  

2/ Make literals be data values.

Neither of these ways presuppose any particular way of writing literals in
either RDF/XML or ntriples.

peter



From: tarod@softhome.net
Subject: Re: RDF speficiations (was RE: Cutting the Patrician datatype knot)
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 09:02:40 GMT

> Peter F. Patel-Schneider writes:
> > > 
> > >    John is 23
> > > 
> > >    I would have
> > > 
> > >    John is age1234
> > >    age1234 type integer
> > >    age1234 value 23
> > >  
> > >    Is that right?
> > 
> > Well this is one way of implementing data types for literals.  I,
> > personally prefer one that does not have this ``triple bloat''.
> > 
> 
>   Could you propose another implementation that not supose breaking the
> Sentence model?
> 
>   Thanks,
>         Marc
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