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Re: Unicode normalization in Turtle

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 16:40:46 +0200
Cc: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, RDF Working Group WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B09137CE-D489-45DB-B971-75B073ED1D14@w3.org>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>

On May 8, 2012, at 16:35 , David Wood wrote:

> On May 8, 2012, at 10:06, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> 
>> Dear WG,
>> 
>> The Turtle ED doesn't say anything about Unicode normalization. Should it?
>> 
>> RDF Concepts says that the lexical forms of literals SHOULD be in Unicode Normal Form C (NFC). And in the XML-based syntaxes, XML itself explains Unicode normalization issues (at least XML 1.1 does). So I'd expect Turtle to also say something about it.
> 
> Consistency of issues across serializations makes sense.
> 
> Unfortunately, I don't see anything related to Unicode in RDFa 1.0 or 1.1 [1, 2].  Perhaps the intent for RDFa is to defer that to the HTML container.

yes.

Ivan


> 
> Regards,
> Dave
> 
> [1] RDFa in XHTML: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/
> [2] RDFa Core 1.1: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-core/
> 
> 
>> 
>> (But I don't know enough about the issue to have any clue what it should say.)
>> 
>> Best,
>> Richard
> 
> 


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