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Re: Fwd "a comment on NFC"

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 16:33:11 +0100
Message-ID: <3F7D96B7.2000507@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>, "'Brian McBride'" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org


Particulary François and Martin

RDF Core considered and agreed this text below, contingent on I18N comment 
..., we also agreed to move to second last call.


Is this satisfactory? Or are there possible further edits that should be 
made (without losing consensus)?

Jeremy



Jeremy Carroll wrote:

> 
> 
> We seem to have consensus on weakening MUST to SHOULD.
> 
> Maybe we can remain silent about the areas we still disagree on. In 
> general, the RDF specs do not specify behaviour on ill-formed input.
> 
> I note that the only explanatory text offered anywhere is a pointer to 
> charmod, so that implementors chosing to permit non-NFC, can only honour 
> the RFC 2119 requrement to understand the full implications of not 
> implementing SHOULDs by first reading CHARMOD.
> 
> 
> 
> Possible edits:
> 
> Syntax:
> (latest editors draft
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-syntax-grammar-20030117/
> )
> 
> (IN order searching for "NFC" through the document - all these changes 
> might benefit from further polish).
> 
> change
> [[
> MUST be a Unicode[UNICODE] string in Normal Form C[NFC]
> ]]
> to
> [[
> MUST be a Unicode[UNICODE] string and SHOULD be in Normal Form C[NFC]
> ]]
> 
> change
> [[
> MUST be in Normal Form C[NFC].
> ]]
> to
> [[
> SHOULD be in Normal Form C[NFC].
> ]]
> 
> change
> [[
> This string x MUST be in Unicode[UNICODE] NFC Normal Form C[NFC]
> ]]
> to
> [[
> This Unicode[UNICODE] string x SHOULD be in NFC Normal Form C[NFC]
> ]]
> 
> change
> [[
> a.string-value MUST be a Unicode[UNICODE] string in Normal Form C[NFC],
> ]]
> to
> [[
> a.string-value MUST be a Unicode[UNICODE] string and SHOULD be in Normal 
> Form C[NFC],
> ]]
> 
> 
> In concepts
> (editors' draft)
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/RDFCore/TR/WD-rdf-concepts-20030117/
> change
> [[
> The string in both plain and typed literals is required to be in Unicode 
> Normal Form C [NFC]. This requirement is motivated by [CHARMOD] 
> particularly section 4 Early Uniform Normalization.
> ]]
> to
> [[
> The string in both plain and typed literals is recommended to be in 
> Unicode Normal Form C [NFC]. This is motivated by [CHARMOD] particularly 
> section 4 Early Uniform Normalization.
> ]]
> 
> Section 5 datatypes
> 
> change
> [[
> The lexical space of a datatype is a set of Unicode [UNICODE] strings in 
> Normal Form C [NFC].
> ]]
> to
> [[
> The lexical space of a datatype is a set of Unicode [UNICODE] strings.
> ]]
> 
> Section 5.1 XML Content within an RDF Graph
> 
> change
> [[
> The lexical space
> is the set of all strings:
> - in Normal Form C [NFC];
> - which are well-balanced, self-contained XML content [XML];
> ]]
> to
> [[
> The lexical space
> is the set of all strings:
> - which are well-balanced, self-contained XML content [XML];
> ]]
> 
> 
> 6.5 RDF Literals
> 
> change:
> [[
> All literals have a lexical form being a Unicode [UNICODE] string in 
> Normal Form C [NFC].
> ]]
> to
> [[
> All literals have a lexical form being a Unicode [UNICODE] string, which 
> SHOULD be in Normal Form C [NFC].
> ]]
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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