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Re: Proposed: list indexing from 0 "At Risk"

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 23:14:59 +0100
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, "Public-Rif-Wg (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <194BB726-0CF1-424F-9662-A0A8910823F3@deri.org>
To: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

On 1 Oct 2009, at 08:57, Dave Reynolds wrote:

> Sandro Hawke wrote:
>> Jim Melton says XQuery is very uncomfortable with RIF Lists being
>> indexed from zero [1].  In our telecon, we were pretty unsure about  
>> it
>> ourselves.  I suggest we mark this At Risk, and see what feedback we
>> get.  Please reply and indicate support or objections...


>> Also, I see our AtRisk numbering is broken:
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/Special:Search?search=atrisk&fulltext=Search
>> I see four different items there, and this indexing-from-zero will  
>> be a
>> fifth if we do it.  Okay for me to renumber them (making Safeness  
>> be #4
>> instead of a second #2) and make them link to a wiki page listing  
>> all of
>> them?  (that's what we did with OWL 2.  See, for example,
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/CR-owl2-syntax-20090611/ )


>> I look for the chairs to tell me whether we have enough consensus on
>> this to publish later today (10/01), or need to wait until next week
>> (10/06).

I see my support is belated, but well, it doesn't change the overall  


Dr. Axel Polleres
Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland,  
email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
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