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Re: Multi-line comments

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:08:03 +0000
Message-ID: <4F566093.5040107@epimorphics.com>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
CC: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org


On 06/03/12 18:42, David Booth wrote:
> Understood.  I am taking your response to mean that the WG has not
> decided that multi-line comments are a bad idea, but that the WG has
> merely decided not to put them in the current (1.1) version of SPARQL.
> If I am wrong please let me know.
>
> Would you please add this (or should I add it directly?) to the Future
> Work Items list for consideration in the next version?
> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/Future_Work_Items

Added.

I would be grateful if you would acknowledge that your comment has been 
answered by sending a reply to this mailing list so we can close of this 
thread.

     Andy

>
> Thanks,
> David
>
>
> On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 16:40 +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>
>> On 08/02/12 20:09, David Booth wrote:
>>> Inspired by a post from Danny Ayres
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2012Feb/0031.html
>>> and by my own need, it would be very helpful to have multi-line comments
>>> in SPARQL (and Turtle too)
>>
>> David,
>>
>> Thank you for the comment on multiline comments.
>>
>> It is a stylistic point as to whether C-style multiline comments are a
>> good or bad idea. Looking at their use in C shows that many times there
>> is still a leading "*" to mark the line.
>>
>> The working group does not intend to add multiline comments to SPARQL at
>> this time.
>>
>> 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 SPARQL-WG
>>
>>
>
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