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Re: does RDF require understanding all 82 URI schemes?

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 17:50:37 -0600
To: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
CC: Bill de hOra <bill@dehora.fsnet.co.uk>, Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN <champin@bat710.univ-lyon1.fr>, RDF interest group <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B6B075EC.22A6F%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net> wrote:

>> <http://aaronsw.com/> dc:title <data:,Aaron%20Swartz>
> Why would this ever be preferable to [using a literal]?

 1) Because literals are a bit of a hack and should really be replaced with
    URIs.
 2) Because now we have the ability to find out where else those characters
    are being used.
 3) Because that's what the discussion was about.

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