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RDF Issue rdfms-xmllang

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:24:03 +0000
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To: timbl@w3.org
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org



you raised an issue which was captured in



"This is a mess - it is in the syntax and not in the model. Should have 
used an RDF vocabulary for language. It should be removed from the syntax."

As recorded in


the RDFCore WG has resolved:
   a literal consists of three components:
    o A representation of the parseType, which is a single bit
    o A language indicator which is a string as defined in XML
    o A fully normalized UNICODE string.

Please could you respond to this message, copying www-rdf-comments@w3.org 
indicating whether this is an acceptable resolution of this issue.

Brian McBride
RDFCore co-chair
Received on Monday, 11 March 2002 09:25:53 UTC

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