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Re: RDF's curious literals

From: Manos Batsis <manos_lists@geekologue.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 18:13:03 +0300
Message-ID: <46B0A2FF.9080502@geekologue.com>
To: Garret Wilson <garret@globalmentor.com>
CC: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, Story Henry <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

Apologies for me probably being out of scope here but the way RDF sees 
literals as second level citizens has also bothered us in the past. 
However, this is how RDF works when compared to XTM for example and 
thats is all there is to it.

What we eventually did was to ban literals altogether in one of our apps 
and use URIs for everything (i.e. the data: scheme or whatnot).

Just my 2 cents.

Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 15:21:22 UTC

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