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Re: draft response to pfps re nfc

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 10:11:46 +0100
Message-ID: <3F682552.50007@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org



Martin Duerst wrote:

> 
> Hello Jeremy,
> 
> Sorry to be late with my reply; as I wrote in another mail, I was
> traveling.
> 
> 
> At 09:32 03/09/09 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> 
>> Copying to i18n to request help on correct application of charmod. See 
>> the two paragraphs between ****.
> 
> 
> Are these two paras supposed to go into a spec, or just serve as
> the official answer? For the second, they seem quite appropriate
> to me.
> 
> Regards,    Martin.
> 
> 



It was the second, thanks for your help.

Jeremy


>>
>> ****
>> The RDF Core WG has previously identified the lexical form of literals 
>> as the relevant construct, around which NFC should be required.
>> While we have been aware of transitional issues, since the specs we 
>> build on (XML 1.0 and XSD) do not require NFC, we do not see those 
>> issues as insufficient to not migrate the RDF recommendation.
>>
>> It is clear that applications working with XML 1.0 and the current 
>> version of XSD datatypes may choose to be more lenient than this part 
>> of our specification, and then what they should do, is also clarified 
>> in charmod. i.e. they must not normalize. Since the recommendation is 
>> clear that these are errors, the responsibility for fixing them is clear.
>> ****
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