Overuse of RDF literals #177

EssyGreen opened this Issue Jun 28, 2012 · 2 comments


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Do we really need virtually every string to be an RDF literal (with the overhead of the data type and language attributes). Is it really necessary/useful, for example, to specify the display name of a contributor like this? Is the data type of the display name ever going to be anything other than a string? Or the language of a contributor? What does the FOAFPerson.language.language actually mean?

Can we aim for simplicity where possible please and keep the complexities where they really add value.

jralls commented Jun 28, 2012




@stoicflame stoicflame closed this Oct 23, 2012
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