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Re: Literals representing people?

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 15:44:12 +0100
Message-ID: <3F78453C.5080008@eircom.net>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: Benja Fallenstein <b.fallenstein@gmx.de>, Garret Wilson <garret@globalmentor.com>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Patrick Stickler wrote:

> The golden rule, IMO, insofar as portable interchange of knowledge is
> concerned, is to say as much as you can in RDF, so that little or no
> special extra-RDF knowlege is brought to bear by any applications
> on its interpretation.
> 
> If you don't *mean* the value to be a string, but to actually be
> something else (other than just the name of that something else)
> don't use a plain literal.

DoublePlusOne.

Bill de hÓra
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 10:44:16 GMT

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