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Re: Proposed NTriples changes for literal notation

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 18:09:02 +0200
To: ext Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8B2A33E.10742%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-03-11 17:24, "ext Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:

>>>> Patrick Stickler said:
>> On 2002-03-11 16:50, "ext Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> langString   ::= '"' string '"' ('-' language)
>>> 
>>> xmlString    ::= 'xml' langString
>> 
>> I'm happy with this.
>> 
>> The 'xml' is more mnemonic than '1'.
>> 
>> Should we consider the '-' separator as superfluous?
> 
> Yes, so I'm making an aesthetic choice here.  To me it just looked
> less cluttered to have only 1 thing abutting a string:
> 
>  xml"<a>foo</a>"-en   and "chat"-en
> vs
>  xml"<a>foo</a>"en    and "chat"en
> 
> I consider this an editorial issue; and I choose the former :)

Fair enough, and I agree it is easier to read.

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