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Re: Literals representing people?

From: Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 15:46:40 +0100
Message-ID: <3F7845D0.9050707@eircom.net>
To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Graham Klyne wrote:

> 
> At 12:49 28/09/03 +0100, Bill de hÓra wrote:
> 
>> Any interpretation of a Literal is (must be) determined by the 
>> property it hangs off. Literals do not have a denotation (that's why 
>> they're literal) - although typed literals confuse the matter slightly.
> 
> 
> This is not true in the current semantics.
> 
> Almost the reverse:  literals are the only form of graph nodes that have 
> a specified denotation independent of the interpretation (model 
> theoretic sense) that is used.

Which is why I say they have no denotation :)

Bill de hÓra
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 10:46:49 GMT

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