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[RESOLVED] Re: Turtle tests : Case-sensitivity of base and prefix directives

From: Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:25:59 +1100
Message-ID: <CAGYFOCT6Qc3Sf9D0G6roqWt4-_GqesEOwU0h2=Z+Cmp_VGLGRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Cc: "public-rdf-comments@w3.org" <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>
Hi Andy,

Thanks for notifying me of the conclusion. The alternative result was
what I was hoping for but confirming that it is to be left as is works
as well.

This is resolved for me now.

Cheers,

Peter

On 27 November 2013 22:31, Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:
> Peter,
>
> Thank you for your comment on Turtle and TriG and my apologies at the length
> of time before the Working Group has responded to you about it.
>
> The working group has decided to leave @base and @prefix directives as
> case-sensitive in line with "traditional" Turtle.  This is captured in the
> tests turtle-syntax-bad-base-02.ttl (for Turtle) and
> trig-syntax-bad-base-02.trig (for TriG).
>
> Thank you again for your comment.  If this response is sufficient, even if
> it not accepting your suggestion, please reply with "[RESOLVED]" in the
> subject line.
>
>     Andy
>     on behalf of the RDF Working Group
>
>
>
> On 07/11/13 00:55, Peter Ansell wrote:
>>
>> On 21 February 2013 06:01, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Feb 19, 2013, at 23:55, Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 17 November 2012 05:57, Peter Ansell <ansell.peter@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 16 November 2012 20:02, Andy Seaborne
>>>>> <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 16/11/12 05:12, Peter Ansell wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Is it possible to make @BASE and @PREFIX case-insensitive so that the
>>>>>>> traditional Turtle @ forms are equivalent to the the SPARQL forms?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The tests follow the grammar as it is at the moment so that is a
>>>>>> request to
>>>>>> make a grammar change - I'll forward your comment to the WG.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Andy,
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, my request was for a change to the grammar, based on recognising
>>>>> in the tests that the newly included sparql directives are
>>>>> case-insensitive.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Peter
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Given that the specification is now in Candidate Recommendation status
>>>> should I assume that these changes will not be made and @base and
>>>> @prefix will stay case-sensitive?
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Peter,
>>>
>>> No, please don't assume that.  The editors will get back to you with a
>>> formal response.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> --
>>> http://about.me/david_wood
>>
>>
>> Could this comment on the Turtle Candidate Recommendation (19 February
>> 2013) also be considered a comment on the RDF-1.1 TriG Candidate
>> Recommendation (05 November 2013) with the same resolution desired for
>> both to keep them consistent.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Peter Ansell
>>
>
>
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