Re: Comments on this afternoon session on Turtle (ISSUE-12)

On 17 Apr 2011, at 08:45, Ivan Herman wrote:
> My understanding is that rdf:plainLiteral is a Datatype (ie, it can be used as part of datatype reasoning in RDF, OWL, or RIF) which is not the case of plain literals,


> and its value space[2] are pairs of the form <string,language-tag>

Not quite. According to [2], the value space are all <string,lang-tag> pairs *and* all strings.

> Ie, datatype("chat"@en) would return rdf:PlainLiteral.

This would be consistent with the definition of the datatype. But since the value space of rdf:PlainLiteral also contains all simple strings, the same could be said for returning

   datatype("chat") == rdf:PlainLiteral


Received on Sunday, 17 April 2011 10:49:36 UTC