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Re: Mime types, Literals == Resources

From: Pierre-Antoine CHAMPIN <champin@cpe.fr>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 16:04:04 +0000
Message-ID: <38396974.7CFB7E5D@cpe.fr>
To: Jonas Liljegren <jonas@paranormal.o.se>
CC: RDF Intrest Group <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Jonas Liljegren wrote:
> I suggest:
>   - that ALL URI's representing retrievable data, will be considerd
>     literals.
>   - that each mime type will be a sub class to Literal

I suggest that there be no more distinction between
 triple(resource,resource,resource) and triple(resource,resource,litteral)
but that RDF looking like

 <rdf:Description about="http://somewhere.org/something">
   <s:prop> This is a litteral </s:prop>

be translated something like

triple( s:prop, http://somewhere.com/something, thisfile.rdf#genid1 )

where "thisfile.rdf#genid1" whould have "This is a litteral" as CONTENT...
which surely would raise some implementation issues left to discuss!
Though, that looks sound to me.

 any reactions

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