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comment: SPARQL and Unicode versions

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 12:05:34 -0600
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1137002734.19546.201.camel@dirk.w3.org>

Dave B. writes...
| Please define SPARQL in terms of a
| particular version of Unicode only, and no other.  Otherwise if or when
| this Unicode consortium makes some incompatible changes, all existing
| implementations become invalid.
 -- http://www.w3.org/mid/43C026C2.4090300@dajobe.org

I believe that's by design, following...

"C063  [S]  A generic reference to the Unicode Standard MUST be made if
it is desired that characters allocated after a specification is
published are usable with that specification".

I suppose we need a test case that uses a codepoint that isn't currently
allocated in Unicode 4.0.

Any takers? Steve? EricP?

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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