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Re: Fwd "a comment on NFC"

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 11:23:40 -0500
Message-Id: <p06001f70bba200ef5401@[10.0.100.25]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>Well, the overnight developments I had hoped for aren't going to happen.
>
>First a context setting ramble, than two concrete suggestions.



>
>[[
>The string in both plain and typed literals SHOULD be in Unicode 
>Normal Form C [NFC].  This is motivated by anticipation that 
>[Charmod], particularly section 4 Early Uniform Normalization will 
>become standardized practice.  Implementations SHOULD accept strings 
>which are not in Normal Form C and MAY issue a warning in such 
>circumstances.
>]]
>

I vote for that. It would be very easy to do, it gets the point 
across without permanently screwing the old-style guys. Seems to me 
that this is exactly the kind of situation that this SHOULD language 
was invented for. Maybe we could work DEPRECATED in there somewhere 
as well.

Pat
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