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Re: handling rdf:langString according to previous WG discussion and consistently between Concepts and Semantics

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:06:49 +0000
Message-ID: <512E8379.4060201@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
>   Note:  There may be other datatypes, like rdf:PlainLIteral, whose value
>   space has a non-empty intersection with the value space of rdf:langString.)


rdf:PlainLiteral should not be in the RDF data because a syntax for 
plain literals (as was) is always provided.

(but occurrences in the wild in RDF data have been spotted)

>   [Why do this?  Well, there is nothing currently preventing one from defining
>   a useful (or malicious) datatype for rdf:langString.  I would actually prefer
>   doing this (the former, of course), using the L2V from rdf:PlainLiteral, but I
>   expect that this would not have much support in the WG.]


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