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From: "doug foxvog" <doug@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 May 2013 14:25:59 -0400
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On Mon, May 27, 2013 10:05, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 5/27/13 9:21 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 5/27/13 1:23 AM, doug foxvog wrote:
>>> Most English readers don't know what URIs are.
>> They know that words are identifiers.
>> They know that identifiers denote (name or "refer to") entities or
>> things.
>> They know that basic sentence structure is comprised of a subject,
>> predicate, and object. That each of the aforementioned roles are
>> associated with words in a sentence.
>> Given the right examples they will also understand that literals are
>> the only mechanism for denotation.
> Correction:
> Meant to say: literals aren't the only mechanism for entity denotation.
> On the Web and Internet, URIs are more effective denotation mechanisms.    (01)

I agree with your previous statement.    (02)

URIs are literals.  They are strings of characters.  Appropriate computer
systems can treat these literals in appropriate ways.    (03)

-- doug foxvog    (04)

> Kingsley    (05)

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