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Re: Deprecate most "native" RDF serializations

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 17:37:02 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFfrAFo8=4fsWoERru5tL415ct22W+NE937NeiPOjmbsbpdfLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 4 May 2012 17:08, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Developers don't understand that N-Triples and (possibly in the future)
> N-Quads is a subset of TURTLE. If A is a subset of B, then why does A
> have a completely different name from B? This is really bad marketing.

The best name we have in this bundle of specs is SPARQL. And SPARQL
and TURTLE are intimately inter-related, yet have disconnected names.

I can't think of a way of addressing that, SPURTL is wrong on so many levels :)

Dan
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