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Re: Update Unicode reference for rdf:text

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:35:05 +0000
Message-ID: <49931A59.30403@deri.org>
To: Jie Bao <baojie@cs.rpi.edu>
CC: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>, "public-rdf-text@w3.org" <public-rdf-text@w3.org>, Boris Motik <boris.motik@comlab.ox.ac.uk>

Jie Bao wrote:
> Addison has answered the question for me :) -  Thanks
> 
> As to rationale, it was motivated by a comment from Martin Duerst on 
> Unicode reference in OWL. Please see details at *
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/LC_Responses/MD1
> 
> Jie

Thanks for the clarification. Fine for me, then!

Axel

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Phillips, Addison
> <addison@amazon.com> wrote:
>> Actually, Jie Bao's change is also dynamic (since it says "as
>> updated from time to time by the publication of new versions").
>> What adding a specific version number does is establish a
>> baseline---you mean "at least" 5.1.0. XML 1.0 5e did this too (as
>> have other Specs). It's a good thing to do (since Unicode has
>> steadily added things over time, this prevents someone from seizing
>> on, say, version 3.0 and assuming you meant that).
>> 
>> Addison Phillips Globalization Architect -- Lab126 Chair -- W3C
>> Internationalization WG
>> 
>> Internationalization is not a feature. It is an architecture.
>> 
>> 
>>> -----Original Message----- From: public-rdf-text-request@w3.org
>>> [mailto:public-rdf-text- request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Axel
>>> Polleres Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 8:13 AM To: Jie Bao 
>>> Cc: public-rdf-text@w3.org; Boris Motik Subject: Re: Update
>>> Unicode reference for rdf:text
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Jie Bao wrote:
>>>> Hi Axel and Boris
>>>> 
>>>> As I didn't hear objection from you, I would go ahead and make
>>> the
>>>> change to the wiki. Please let me know if you or others have
>>> comments.
>>>> Jie
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Jie Bao <baojie@cs.rpi.edu>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Axel:
>>>>> 
>>>>> It was suggested at the OWL meeting we update the Unicode
>>> reference
>>>>> for rdf:text with the following text. The main change is
>>>>> adding
>>> the
>>>>> mention of a specific Unicode version.
>>>>> 
>>>>> "Unicode The Unicode Consortium, The Unicode Standard,
>>>>> Version
>>> 5.1.0,
>>>>> ISBN 0-321-48091-0, as updated from time to time by the
>>> publication of
>>>>> new versions. (See
>>> http://www.unicode.org/unicode/standard/versions
>>>>> for the latest version and additional information on versions
>>>>> of
>>> the
>>>>> standard and of the Unicode Character Database)."
>>>>> 
>>>>> Will you be ok with this change?
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/InternationalizedStringSpec
>>>>> 
>>>>> Jie
>>> hmmm, I have a question on that... e.g. on the lang-tags, we 
>>> exlicitly refer to BPG-47 which is the "dynamic" link which
>>> always points to the latest version of the spec where here you
>>> seem to suggest just the opposite.
>>> 
>>> In that sense, I'm not 100% sure. So, what is the ratonale of
>>> going to static version in one (unicode) and dynamic version in
>>> another case (lang tags)?
>>> 
>>> Axel
>>> 
>>>>> -- Jie http://www.cs.rpi.edu/~baojie
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- Dr. Axel Polleres Digital Enterprise Research Institute,
>>> National University of Ireland, Galway email:
>>> axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
>> 
> 
> 
> 


-- 
Dr. Axel Polleres
Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland,
Galway
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
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