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Re: ISSUE-18: How do we parse "18." in Turtle?

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 17:00:46 -0500
Cc: <nathan@webr3.org>, <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8A06529F-809B-48C3-BF85-6C9FC2882E51@ihmc.us>
To: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
If it ain't broken, don't fix it. And if nobody noticed this until now, I submit that it is not broken.

Pat

On Mar 30, 2011, at 3:41 PM, Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider wrote:

> From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
> Subject: Re: ISSUE-18: How do we parse "18." in Turtle?
> Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 15:18:55 -0500
> 
>> Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>> By the way, this is not the only place that "longest token" is important:
>>> 
>>> { :x :p18. }
>>> 
>>> is that ":p1 8."  or ":p 18" or ":p18" and an error?  That has not been 
>>> a practical issue raised.
>> 
>> Goodness, you're right, I've just noticed that there's hardly any white 
>> space requirements in the EBNF, which means a whole lot of garbage can 
>> be produced of course, for example this is a list of three integers (123).
>> 
>> Needs fixed.
> 
> I don't think that lists *need* to be fixed.  See one of my earlier
> message for more on this.
> 
> This is separate from *should" be fixed, but I don't think that this
> should be fixed either.   
> 
> peter
> 
> 

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