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Re: in...of syntax Re: Turtle Last Call: Request for Review

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:08:23 +0100
Message-ID: <5017AE97.3000504@webr3.org>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Sandro Hawke wrote:
> On 07/30/2012 06:37 PM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>>
>>> BUt surely IF this is a good idea and worth having, which Im assuming 
>>> it is, then the longer we wait, the more problems there will be with 
>>> deployed systems out there which don't support it. Kicking the can 
>>> down the road is not a good way to handle problems of legacy inertia.
>>>
>>
>> Your argument would apply to literals-as-subjects as well; it's 
>> largely a syntax restriction.  If that's going to happen, it isn't in 
>> this WG (by charter), so why not make the changes in one step, not in 
>> multiple steps?
> 
> If literals-as-subject were primarily a matter of syntax, or were seen 
> as inevitable, I don't think they'd have been ruled out by the 
> charter.    I understand the reasons were mostly about data structures 
> and implementation techniques, but I wasn't paying close attention to 
> the technical content, so perhaps I misunderstood.
> 
> It might be interesting to ask again.

Agree, another survey?
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