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Re: fixing regex collations [Was: Re: [Fwd: Comments on SPARQL from the XML Query and the XSL WGs]]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 12:22:19 -0600
To: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Cc: "Seaborne, Andy" <andy.seaborne@hp.com>, RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1132338140.13151.4.camel@dirk>

On Fri, 2005-11-18 at 12:45 -0500, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 06:37:52AM -0500, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 01:10:44PM +0000, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> > > -------- Original Message --------
> > >   > From: Ashok Malhotra <>
> > >   > Date: 13 September 2005 16:28
> > >   >
> > >   > Notes on SPARQL Query Language for RDF
> > >   > Last Call Draft July 21, 2005
> > >   > ...
> > >   > 6. String comparison is defined only using the code point collation.
> > >   > Other collations are not supported.  This may be a significant
> > >   > limitation.
> > > 
> > > Code point collation is always required.  Access to other collections can be
> > > done through a custom function.
> > 
> > @@needs work here -- we say nothing about default vs user-supplied
> > collations.
> 
> XPath's fn:matches
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/#func-matches
> now has this exciting thing to say about collations:
> [[
> Note:
> 
> Regular expression matching is defined on the basis of Unicode code
> points; it takes no account of collations.
> ]]
> 
> which means we have no functions that require collations. The sentence
> [[
> The collation is defined in section 7.3.1 Collations.
> ]]
> needs to go away. I don't think we need to repeat the note.
> 
> Do I need a vote on this?

If so, we can do it after publication.

I haven't studied the details.

>  or can I strike it before the publication?
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