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Re: Requirements for a possible "RDF 2.0"

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 23:01:41 +0100
Message-ID: <eb19f3361001181401vb1ba8aej1eeeae1b7aebeed5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, semantic-web@w3.org
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 10:31 PM, Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net> wrote:
> On Monday 18. January 2010 17:59:26 Pat Hayes wrote:
>> But how else would you naturally express a property of anything in
>> RDF, than by writing a triple? It sounds like you want to not be using
>> RDF at all :-)
>
> Oh, yes, I do! We already have precedent: datatypes and languages are
> "properties" of literals, and I think units should be done in much the same
> way, unless we find a way to do it in a more general way, that is also
> simple enough in practice.

How far can we go by overloading the existing datatyping mechanism?
ie. decorate literals with URIs that stand for particular encodings of
particular units?

Dan
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