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Re: 2001-09-07#5 Literals (use cases/test inputs, please?)

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 10:32:18 +0100
Message-ID: <3BD144A2.7020301@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, timbl@w3.org

Dan Connolly wrote:

> Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> [...]
>>While that isn't perfect, I believe xml:lang is used by RDF users and there
>>is no critical problem with it.
> Would you please elaborate on that? i.e. please give an
> example (or several examples) of how RDF users use xml:lang,
> and what software they use to process it according to
> their expecatations?

RDF Schema uses it.  I don't recall any negative feedback about that.

Eric has an outstanding action to write up his use case.

> All of my attempts to deal with xml:lang have run into critical
> problems.
> For example, I tried to do a visualization of the RDF schema
> for RDF, using cwm, and I couldn't find a way to get it
> to filter the french labels from the english labels... because
> the xml:lang information isn't in triple form.

Can you please list the other critical problems you refer to.  It would be good 
to capture those too.

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