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Re: review of rdf:text

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 16:56:26 +0000
Message-ID: <4919B93A.8040305@deri.org>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>
CC: "public-rdf-text@w3.org" <public-rdf-text@w3.org>

Phillips, Addison wrote:
>> This document is in good shape and is ready to be published.
> A minor nit: the document has a dead reference to RFC 4646 which should be removed (the document correctly references BCP 47 instead, which is currently the same thing).


> I18N Core WG would like some credit on this document as well :-). Perhaps an acknowledgement?

"This is an editors' draft being developed jointly by the RIF and OWL 
WGs with support of the I18N Core WG."

>> Important: The two characters use to delimit rdf:text values in the
>> page don't
>> render in my browser (firefox, windows).  I also checked explorer
>> on my machine
>> and they do not render there.
> The two characters are both entities (&lang; and &rang;) which are U+27E8 and U+27E9 respectively. 
> See [1]. These are fairly uncommon characters that look a lot like parentheses.

replced by parentheses for the data values, but not for the facets... I 
wonder why we have < f v > (without comma) for the facet pairs and
( s,l ) (with comma) for the data value pairs.

>> Section 3: Why aren't there parallel versions of the length
>> functions for lang tags?
> Length functions have no practical meaning with language tags, whereas they are a useful property of strings.

answered already earlier along the same lines, I agree.

> Kind Regards,
> Addison
> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect -- Lab126
> Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2003/entities/2007doc/

Dr. Axel Polleres
Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, 
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
Received on Tuesday, 11 November 2008 16:58:10 UTC

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