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Re: Turtle

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:48:16 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20080116.084816.69307895.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: hendler@cs.rpi.edu
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

Really.  Turtle is still only an accepted team submission, which, as far
as I know, doesn't put any stamp of approval on it.

peter


From: hendler@cs.rpi.edu
Subject: Turtle (was Re: ISSUE-93 (Language tags): RFC 3066 - Tags for the Identification of Languages)
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 09:04:57 -0500 (EST)

> Please note that Turtle is now documented --
> http://www.w3.org/TeamSubmission/2008/SUBM-turtle-20080114/ and as an
> acepted team submission has some stability (this happened past few days) -
> as a result we probably should use turtle (an accepted format) as well as
> the others in out documents
>  -JH
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> >
> > Hmm.
> >
> > There are two issues here.
> >
> > 1/ When the syntax document was changed to use Turtle quoting, the part
> >    about language tags dropped out, which explains why there is no use
> >    of the RDF.
> > 2/ The current document points to a document that is controlled by a
> >    single person.  I expect that this is not appropriate for a W3C
> >    rec-track document.
> >
> > So, I propose that this is an editorial issue and should be handled by
> >
> > 1/ Taking the relevant productions out of the Turtle document and
> >    producing a grammar that conforms more closely to the resolution of
> >    ISSUE-13, roughly as follows:
> >
> >     constant ::= typedConstant | untypedConstant
> >     typedConstant ::=   string '^^' datatypeURI
> >     untypedConstant ::= string [ '@' languageTag ]
> >     languageTag ::= a language tag from RDF-4646
> >     string ::= '"' a Unicode string in normal form C with double
> >     	       	   quotes and backslashes replaced by the double
> >  		   quotes or backslashes preceeded by a backslash '"'
> >
> >     Add wording to the effect that the quoting mechanism is a subset of
> >     the one used in n-triples
> >     http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-testcases/#ntriples
> >
> > 2/ Replace the reference to RFC3066 with one to RDF4646 and replace the
> >    one to Turtle with one to N-triples.
> >
> >
> > Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> > Bell Labs Research
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > From: OWL Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
> > Subject: ISSUE-93 (Language tags): RFC 3066 - Tags for the Identification
> > of Languages
> > Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 21:47:17 +0000 (GMT)
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> ISSUE-93 (Language tags): RFC 3066 - Tags for the Identification of
> >> Languages
> >>
> >> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/tracker/issues/
> >>
> >> Raised by: Ian Horrocks
> >> On product:
> >>
> >> Dear OWL WG,
> >>
> >> In glancing at [1] in response to your recent transition request, I
> >> noticed that you have a reference to RFC 3066. This RFC was superseded
> >> by RFC 4646 (and should be referenced as BCP 47, to prevent it becoming
> >> stale in the future).
> >>
> >> I also note that this reference isn't used anywhere in the document,
> >> which is a little surprising, since I would expect that some of the
> >> axioms to be language specific or allow for language specificity (in
> >> which case you'll need language tags).
> >>
> >> Note: this is a personal comment and not (at least not yet) an official
> >> comment of the I18N Core WG.
> >>
> >> Best Regards,
> >>
> >> Addison
> >>
> >> --
> >> Addison Phillips
> >> Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
> >> Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG
> >>
> >> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-owl11-syntax-20080108/
> >
> >
> 
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