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[OK?] Re: [SPARQL] i18n comment: Renaming Section on \"Matching Language Tags\"

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 16:23:29 -0700
To: fsasaki@w3.org
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org, andy.seaborne@hp.com, Lee Feigenbaum <feigenbl@us.ibm.com>
Message-ID: <20070421232329.GB2194@w3.org>
* fsasaki@w3.org <fsasaki@w3.org> [2007-04-19 22:25+0900]
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20070326/
> Comment 2
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0704-sparql/
> Editorial/substantive: S
> Location in reviewed document:
> Sec. 2.3.1
> Renaming Section on \"Matching Language Tags\"
> Comment:
> The section title \"Matching Language Tags\" implies matching against language ranges, see comment 3 at
> http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0704-sparql/ [http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0704-sparql/]
> . However, sec. 2.3.1 does not describe sub tag matching, but only identity of a language tag and given data. Rename proposal: \"Matching the Identity ofLanguage Tags\".

We use "matches" pretty consistently through the document, though we have a normative ref to 4647 which somewhat coopts the term "matching", especially wrt language tags. Nevertheless, I feel that using a synonym for "matches" on just this section would cost consistency and comprehensibility.

I hacked up some modifications to §2.3 (attached) which make the section actually cover 4647.matches. These changes end up referencing SPARQL functions long before they are introduced (§3) so I don't think this is a good idea.

I think a better solution is to rename 3.1-3.3 to
    * 2.3.1 Matching Literals with Language Tags
    * 2.3.2 Matching Literals with Numeric Types
    * 2.3.3 Matching Literals with Arbitrary Datatypes
which indicates that we are matching RDF terms.

Does this latter solution satisfy you? If so, please respond to this message, prefixing the Subject: with "[CLOSED]". (I forgot to ask you to do that for Comment 1.)

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