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Re: Turtle "coverage" test suite issues with N-Triples

From: David Robillard <d@drobilla.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:47:36 -0500
Message-ID: <1362419256.24264.19.camel@verne.drobilla.net>
To: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Cc: public-rdf-comments@w3.org
On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 12:41 -0500, Gregory Williams wrote:
> Gregg alerted to me to the fact that I had overlooked the "coverage" part of the test suite. In trying to run those, I've run into another problem that I wish to comment on.
> 
> The two eval tests:
> 
> #literal_with_FORM_FEED
> #literal_with_BACKSPACE
> 
> are based on a comparison with N-Triples files that seem to rely on the
> new, unpublished N-Triples grammar (with the use of escaped forms \b
> and \f in strings). However, I don't see that this has anything to do
> with testing of Turtle, and wonder why those files don't use the
> serialization format from the existing N-Triples grammar (using the \u
> escaped form). Moreover, even when/if a new N-Triples document is
> published, I don't believe it's wise to base the new Turtle test suite
> on the also new N-Triples grammar. The N-Triples files in the Turtle
> test suite should conform to the existing grammar.

Yep, in order to pass these I had to break the backwards compatibility
of my ntriples writing.  Easy solution is to make these a
rdft:TestTurtlePositiveSyntax rather than a rdfs:TestTurtleEval.

-dr


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