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Re: Comment response: DB-18 (Escapes in prefix names)

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 09:02:31 +0000
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-Id: <9232B8E8-400C-496C-BF07-C01956AFD885@garlik.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On 14 Feb 2012, at 08:57, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> 
> On 13/02/12 19:08, Steve Harris wrote:
>> I'm not confident that I understand the response - isn't %hh and \x
>> different, e.g. \x will epxand to some unicode character, but %hh
>> will remain as %hh?
> 
> The technical point isn't necessary for the response so I've taken it out.
> 
> It's just the overlap with "%" gives different ways to the same result. At this stage, I suggest we leave it as-is.
> 
> :foo%20bar and :foo\%20bar are the same characters in an IRI.
> 
> (While % should only even be followed by 2 hex digits, I would observe, that isn't always so in the wild).

OK.

- Steve

>> On 12 Feb 2012, at 17:27, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> 
>>> Comment: "Feedback on character escape sequences in the local
>>> names"
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2012Feb/0001
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
> Response:
>>> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/CommentResponse:DB-18
>>> 
>>> Summary: We are going to keep the feature.
>>> 
>>> Andy
>>> 
>> 
> 

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