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Re: What are literals?

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 16:53:30 +0000
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To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, danbri+rdfs@w3.org
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

At 10:11 12/12/2002 -0600, pat hayes wrote:


>Yes, this text has my mind reeling. My understanding of the reification 
>vocabulary was that the rdf:subject and rdf:object of a reified triple 
>were the things that the subject and object of the original triple 
>denoted. In which case the rdf:object is always a literal VALUE rather 
>than the literal itself, so yes, indeed, it can be said to be in 
>rdfs:Resource. So the range is rdfs:Resource, and this should be altered.

The vocab doc needs work.  It will get it.  Stick to what we have decided 
and expect it to come into line.

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