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Re: simplified section 2.3 Abbreviating common datatypes

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:15:07 -0400
To: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120322191506.GD13930@w3.org>
* Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name> [2012-03-21 14:57-0700]
> 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.

Per this, I've removed the issue marking and the two earlier options
for 2.3. I also incorporated some out-of-band feedback from Sandro
around whether the optional signs in the regexps aligned with the text.


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

-- 
-ericP
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