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Re: SPARQL: Backslashes in string literals [CLOSED]

From: Lee Feigenbaum <feigenbl@us.ibm.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 21:34:06 -0500
To: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
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Thanks; annotating thread state.

Lee

public-rdf-dawg-comments-request@w3.org wrote on 01/28/2006 09:17:48 PM:

> 
> * Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> >>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20050721/ does not 
seem
> >> to define what it means if a string literal includes a backslash 
though
> >> that is allowed by the EBNF. Please add normative prose and an 
example
> >> defining and demonstrating proper use of backslashes in string 
literals.
> >> See also <http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/#sec-Escaping>.
> 
> >The working group has agreed the text in sections A.5 and A.6 of the 
SPARQL 
> >grammar section A in the editors' working draft [1] in response to your 

> >comment.  The grammar also includes productions to put such escape 
sequences 
> >in strings.
> 
> >[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/rq23/#grammar
> 
> I raised the remaining issues wrt to this in the Unicode issue. I would
> have preferred to use the \xXX / \x{....} style escapes like they are
> available in RELAX NG Compact Syntax, Perl and others, but well... I
> think this issue can be considered closed, thanks.
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