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Re: simplified section 2.3 Abbreviating common datatypes

From: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 14:57:36 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPqY83xb9gjQcFPnJyhExskX715A7eqeRBO=9JSUrUWXdc8QsQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Eric Prud'hommeaux" <eric@w3.org>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org> wrote:
> * Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name> [2012-03-21 13:58-0700]
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org> wrote:
>> > The inherited section 2.3 deferred the valid lexical of numerics and
>> > boolean to the XML Schema Datatypes spec, while the effective
>> > authority is the grammar. The XSD definition of decimals permit the
>> > period and fractional part to be omitted.
>> >  <http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#decimal-lexical-representation>
>> >
>> > I summarized the grammar rules and normalized the examples (for
>> > simpler comparison) and shorted the text a bit. Please compare
>> >  <http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-turtle/index.html#abbrev>
>> >  <http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-turtle/index.html#abbrevB>
>> >  <http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/rdf-turtle/index.html#abbrevC>
>> > and let me know what you like. (The third factors the examples out
>> > into a table for easy comparison, Sandro.)
>>
>>
>> Mmmm, picking. How about a 4th option? I like C, but I'd also like to
>> see them used in examples. Better examples perhaps then the current
>> ones. Perhaps just one example document showing all the Abbreviations?
>
> In out of band comm, Gavin clarified that he'd like an *additional* example. I've added
> [[
> @prefix : <http://example.org/stats> .
> <http://somecountry.example/census2007>
>    :censusYear 2007 ;      # xsd:integer
>    :birthRate 13.5 ;       # xsd:decimal
>    :gdpDollars 14074.2E9 ; # xsd:double
>    :isLandlocked false .   # xsd:boolean
> ]]
> to the bottom of #abbrevC (though it could be used for any of the choices).

I am now very happy with #abbrevC and prefer it to the other options
and existing text.

--Gavin
>
>> --Gavin
>>
>>
>> >
>> > --
>> > -ericP
>
> --
> -ericP
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