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Re: Turtle feature request : multi-line comments

From: William Waites <wwaites@tardis.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 13:12:36 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <20120207.131236.463103755.wwaites@tardis.ed.ac.uk>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org, danny.ayers@gmail.com, gavin@carothers.name, eric@w3.org

    >> One use case for multi-line (block) comments is mixing text and
    >> data notes in the same document and being easily able to
    >> separate out the two later (see earlier posts in this
    >> thread). When quickly jotting notes the # is inconvenient/ugly
    >> and block comments make convenient chunks for extraction.

I could see this being very useful for vocabulary authors, with
comment and data/code conventions to make good quality documentation
for humans. Considered at the surface syntax level, we can still have
the author's intended ordering and such to make the resulting docs
more readable.

+1 to block comments.


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