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Re: Notation for sets in n3

From: naudts guido <naudts_vannoten@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 04:08:40 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20040818110840.17494.qmail@web40514.mail.yahoo.com>
To: public-cwm-talk@w3.org
Cc: Yosi Scharf <syosi@mit.edu>

Why not use:
|a b c|
It looks a bit funny but it's easy to use once it
becomes a habit and it's easy to parse.

Guido
--- Yosi Scharf <syosi@mit.edu> wrote:

> 
> Recently, it was decided that Cwm should have
> support for sets.
> 
> This leads to the question, what delimeter should a
> set have in n3? The 
> problem is n3 already use every ascii delimeter I
> can think of.
>     (...) is taken for lists
>     {...} is taken for formulae
>     [...] is taken for anonymous nodes
>     <...> is taken for resources
> 
> My father suggested ..., but being as that cannot
> be typed on a 
> standard keyboard, is unlikely to be useful.
> 
> My personal opinion is something like {|...|} would
> be best. Something 
> like $(...) might also work. It seems no matter what
> we do, readability 
> is compromised.
> 
> Yosi
> 
> 



		
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