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Re: Feedback on character escape sequences in the local names

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 18:11:11 +0000
Message-ID: <4F3AA3BF.7070102@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
CC: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>

Thank you for the feedback.

The SPARQL working group intends to keep this feature.

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 > Regarding this at-risk feature:
 >     Allow certain character escape sequences in the local
 >     part of prefixed names. Thesa are the non-alphanumeric
 >     characters allowed in an IRI path. The characters are
 >     ~.-!$&'()*+,;=:/?#@%_.
 > I am somewhat in favor of this change, though I am open
 > to being convinced differently.  On the minus side, it adds
 > the same functionality as percent encoding, but percent
 > encoding is more uniform, because that is the format that is
 > already produced by the SPARQL Function ENCODE_FOR_URI.  So for
 > machine-generation of local names, it seems inferior to percent
 > encoding.  But on the plus side, it provides a convenience
 > for human reading and writing of certain local names.
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