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Re: [TURTLE] Turtle Inverse Properties

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:40:27 +0100
Cc: RDF-WG WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>, public-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <121E7808-68AC-4AD2-BA4B-E4722159E9C9@garlik.com>
To: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>
On 2012-08-17, at 20:03, Gavin Carothers wrote:
>> 4. Do nothing.
> 
> +1
> 
> In Turtle there is a very important section 5 Conformance Note:
> 
> "This specification does not define how Turtle parsers handle
> non-conforming input documents."
> 
> If this feature has wide spread need I fully expect some
> implementations to implement it, the Turtle parser will still very
> much be conforming. Exactly what media type or how that not exactly
> Turtle document might be provided is unclear but that hasn't ever
> stopped anyone ;)

Yes, agreed.

The fact that only Virtuoso supported the is  of syntax in Turtle (due to legacy from a N3 parser), and nobody supports ^ suggests to me that it's not ripe for standardisation this time round.

If it's really that useful (I can imagine it is, but I don't write Turtle by hand very often) then people will implement it.

- Steve

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