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Re: explicit Unicode/charmod alphabet re "Charmod conformance"

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 09:44:30 +0100
Message-ID: <42E5F7EE.7010204@hp.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>



Dan Connolly wrote:
> In a follow-up...
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2005Jul/0049.html
> to his comment on charmod conformance...
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2005Jul/0026.html
> 
> Bjoern Hoehrmann points out that the SPARQL QL spec doesn't say that
> query strings are composed of unicode characters.
> 
> I thought we did, but double-checking, I see that our
> grammar gives gives the productions and the start symbol, but
> not the alphabet.
> 
> "A SPARQL query string is a sequence of characters in the language
> defined by the following grammar, starting with the Query production."
>  -- http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/rq23/#grammar
> 
> I suggest 
> 
>  A SPARQL query string is a character string (cf section
>  6.1 String concepts of [CHARMOD]) in the language defined by
>  the following grammar, starting with the Query production.
> 
> where [charmod] links to a new normative reference:
> 
> <dt>
> <a name="CHARMOD" id="CHARMOD">CHARMOD</a>
> </dt>
> <dd>
> <cite>
> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/">Character Model for the World Wide
> Web 1.0: Fundamentals</a>
> </cite>, R. Ishida, F. Yergeau, M. J. Dürst, M. Wolf, T. Texin,  Editors,
> W3C Recommendation, 15 February 2005, http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/ .
> <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/" title="Latest version of Character Model for the
> World Wide Web 1.0: Fundamentals">Latest version</a> available at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/ .
> </dd>

Agreed - I have done this (v1.440).

I think it address the secondary comment 0049 but isn't complete for 0026 as we 
should discuss query exchange (protocol), storage in files and possible MIME 
type registration.

	Andy

> 
> 
> which I got by putting
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/
> 
> into the bibliography generator
>   http://www.w3.org/2002/01/tr-automation/tr-biblio-ui
> 
> 
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