W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-rdf-comments@w3.org > January to March 2002

RDF Issue rdfms-literal-is-xml-structure

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:31:28 +0000
Message-Id: <>
To: connolly@w3.org
Cc: www-rdf-comments@w3.org



you raised an issue which was captured in



A statement with a parseType of 'Literal' has as its object an XML 
structure, not a simple string. For example, the first character of the 
literal <foo>bar</foo> is not '<'.

As recorded in


the RDFCore WG has resolved:

   that a literal consists of three components:
     * A representation of the parseType, which is a single bit
     * A language indicator which is a string as defined in XML.
     * A fully normalized UNICODE string.

   and that this issue be closed.

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 09:35:54 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 22:43:59 UTC