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Re: N-Triples VS RDF/XML bNode identifiers

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 10:41:56 +0000
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20031030104156.0dda5c27.dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>

On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 09:51:47 +0000, Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, pat hayes wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Well, OK, but guys, he has a point. Why not just tweak Ntriples to
> >>allow all of ASCII? That wouldn't break any of our stuff and it would
> >>be generally good-citizen-ish.
> > 
> > 
> > I find the argument underwhelming.
> > 
> > The current situation is that the possible identifiers in Ntriple are a proper 
> > subset of those in RDF/XML.
> 
> Thats because RDF/XML allows internationalized characters and NTriples 
> does not, yes?

That's one of the reasons.  I've replied to the commentor, explaining why
it's not possible, or unwise to unify these.

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-rdf-comments/2003OctDec/0071.html

I don't propose it needs any WG meeting time.

Dave
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