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Re: rq23 grammar update

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:27:21 -0500
To: andy.seaborne@hp.com
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1125412041.16011.404.camel@dirk>

On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 15:15 +0100, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> 
> Dan Connolly wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 10:34 +0100, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> > 
> >>Dan Connolly wrote:
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> >>>>This grammar has no local lookahead and has been checked for LA requirements 
> >>>>with JavaCC, it has been fed to yacker (it's grammar "afs1"
> >>>>http://www.w3.org/2005/01/yacker/uploads/afs1/bnf?lang=perl
> >>>>except from (3) above the character class difference isn't supported so it is a 
> >>>>slightly weaker '<' ([^<>])* '>' .  Yacker produces bison, yacc and Perl-based 
> >>>>parsers with no errors.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Please let's share that info with the world. Let's publish those bison,
> >>>yacc, and perl-based parsers as non-normative linked files.
> >>
> >>+1 to publishing all the material we have.
> > 
> > 
> > I meant: please let's publish some of those other grammar formats as
> > part of this WD. I gather your +1 is to a different idea.
> 
> OK - I suggest we create a directory in DAWG space and putting them all, frozen, 
> there.

Well, that's another different idea.

I'm asking that they become part of the SPARQL specification.
Informative, but part of the spec, just like the linked copy
of the formal definitions.

If you disagree, very well, "OK" or "+1" is misleading in that case.

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