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RE: Proposed NTriples changes for literal notation

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:09:51 -0000
To: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDMEEJCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
(Another resend - I've had some problems)

> >   * Provides only one way to encoded the literal-structures
> >     and so in that sense is canonical.
> Also good - simple-minded applications may still do string
> comparison, right?

Hmmm, ....

we still have to decide that, ....

>   xml("<b>foo</b>")              XML content, no language
what about xml("<b >foo</b>") is this:
a) not legal ntriple
b) legal but different from xml("<b>foo</b>") (and not representable in
c) legal and the same as xml("<b>foo</b>")

Personally I prefer (c), but I think it is better for the group to not make
this decision until after we have completed the xml literal issues.

For our test cases I think we can choose appropriate canonical strings, so
this needn't slow us down at all.

Received on Monday, 11 March 2002 09:10:26 UTC

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