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Re: Feedback on character escape sequences in the local names

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:23:25 -0500
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <1329243805.2250.143878.camel@dbooth-laptop>
I am satisfied with this resolution.

Thanks,
David


On Tue, 2012-02-14 at 18:11 +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> David,
> 
> Thank you for the feedback.
> 
> The SPARQL working group intends to keep this feature.
> 
> We would be grateful if you would acknowledge that your comment has been 
> answered by sending a reply to this mailing list.
> 
> Andy
> On behalf of the SPARQL WG
> 
> 
>  > 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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