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Re: Schema.org in RDF ...

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 13:55:01 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=exphoJzJhDLX6uRUmS2WPPVeEXw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de> wrote:
> That's a good point. The problem is that xsd:string is too narrow and rdfs:Literal is too broad. RDF 1.1 is likely to define a class of all string literals (tagged and untagged), we'll use that when its name has been settled, and perhaps just leave the inaccurate xsd:string in place for now.

There already exists such a type that is a W3C recommendation. It is
called rdf:PlainLiteral - see http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-plain-literal/

I'm not sure why RDF 1.1 working group is not aware of that.

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