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Re: SPARQL 1.1 Protocol: Format of fault messages

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:22:35 +0100
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To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de> wrote:
> My proposal would be:
>
> 1. To state in the HTTP binding that clients SHOULD use the XML fault
> message format when reporting faults.

I disagree with this position. A principle I adhere to is that errors
are debugged by humans not machines so therefore I favour plain text
error messages. Underconstraining the spec in this case is a better
option.

Ian
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