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Re: IRI Normalization in the RDF-API

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 09:14:53 +0100
Cc: RDFA Working Group <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E3EA7E71-EFFE-4148-B977-20FDBB0E5225@w3.org>
To: nathan@webr3.org
The RDF WG is chartered to settle somehow the relationship between RDF and IRI-s. I do not think the RDFa WG should go into that.

Ivan

On Jan 17, 2011, at 18:24 , Nathan wrote:

> Hi All,
> 
> I'm wondering if it is within the scope of the WG recharter to ( or "legally" for lack of better terms) define IRI normalization rules for use by implementations of the RDF API when handling IRIs (noting that we already define IRI rather than RDF URI Reference).
> 
> There are several normalization rules which could be applied, ranging from fixes on invalid IRIs (incorrect percent encoding) through to syntax normalization rules for generic URI/IRIs, and including optional scheme specific normalization rules, based on scheme specific equivalence.
> 
> This issue has just been raised (again) on public-lod, see [1] which gives examples of each of the aforementioned normalizations and when they apply, and [2] which asks the question should this be done (as part of the RDF WG charter)
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2011Jan/0141.html
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2011Jan/0137.html
> 
> Best,
> 
> Nathan
> 


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