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Fwd: EBNF grammar of presentation syntax

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 14:43:50 +0100
To: "RIF (E-mail)" <public-rif-wg@w3.org>
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Dear all,

I think we might want to apply the restrictions for variable names,  
profile names and prefixes to NCNames also in
the XML syntax. This does not restrict the expressivity of the  
language and thus is IMO not a problem.

Opinions?

Thanks,
Axel


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Carlos Damásio <cd@di.fct.unl.pt>
> Date: 21 September 2009 14:28:21 GMT+01:00
> To: "Polleres, Axel" <axel.polleres@deri.org>
> Cc: <public-rif-comments@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: EBNF grammar of presentation syntax
>
> Dear Axel,
>
> I acknowledge receipt of the email and agree with the (partial)
> solution.
> This is the simple and natural correction, and believe general enough
> for most purposes.
>
> However, notice that in this way is not possible to use arbitrary
> UNICODESTRINGs in names, NCNames only
> (some sentences in the documents produced by the WG assume general
> strings).
> So, there are some documents that can be expressed in the exchange
> syntax (i.e. XML) which cannot be represented in the
> presentation syntax. I don't know if this is a problem or not.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Carlos Viegas Damásio
>
>
>
> Em 2009/09/19, às 13:50, Axel Polleres escreveu:
>
> > Dear Carlos,
> >
> > Thanks for spotting this. We have updated the EBNF productions in
> > RIF FLD and BLD to only
> > allow NCNames (instead of arbitrary unicode strings) for localnames,
> > Prefix names,
> > Variable names and Profiles names, cf. [1,2,3]
> >
> > Please acknowledge receipt of this email to <mailto:public-rif-comments@w3.org
> > >
> > (replying to this email should suffice). In your acknowledgment
> > please let us
> > know whether or not you are satisfied with the working group's
> > response to your
> > comment.
> >
> > with best regards,
> > Axel
> >
> > 1. http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/FLD#EBNF_Grammar_for_the_Presentation_Syntax_of_RIF-FLD
> > 2. http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/BLD#EBNF_Grammar_for_the_Presentation_Syntax_of_RIF-BLD_.28Informative.29
> > 3. http://www.w3.org/2005/rules/wiki/DTB#Shortcuts_for_Constants_in_RIF.27s_Presentation_Syntax
> >
> > --
> > Dr. Axel Polleres
> > Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of
> > Ireland, Galway
> > email: axel.polleres@deri.org  url: http://www.polleres.net/
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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