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Re: Multi-line comments

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 14:12:08 -0500
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <1331061128.10438.133290.camel@dbooth-laptop>
Yes, I am satisfied with this response.

Thanks!
David

On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 19:08 +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> 
> 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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