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Re: referendum on httpRange-14 (was RE: "information resource")

From: Stuart Williams <skw@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 10:23:30 +0100
Message-ID: <41820C12.5010706@hp.com>
To: Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
Cc: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Joshua Allen wrote:

>>>I agree that the restriction on URIs in the subject in RDF is a mistake.
>>>      
>>>
>>>I forgot what happened to that comment process wise.
>>>      
>>>
>>It was a language extension that we did not feel was justified by the
>>charter and/or specific difficulties with RDF as defined.  Generally,
>>    
>>
>it
>
>This makes me nervous.  We are already finding it very difficult to
>prevent people from using URIs in ambiguous ways; it seems we are
>inviting people to get even more confused if we allow literals.
>
>Can't people just mint a URI to stand in for a literal, if they want to
>assert about that literal?
>  
>

Hmmm....

    data:text/plain,some%20percent%20escaped%20literal%20value

Seems a bit ugly... and has probably been suggested before.

Stuart
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