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Re: NFC

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 13:52:05 +0100
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20030925135205.54e96512.dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>

On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 13:22:06 +0200
Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> Having declined to make editorial improvements, I have been thinking some
> more.
> 
> It was not the principle of greater editorial clarity that I minded, more
> the specifics that Peter was suggesting.
> 
> A possible editorial improvement that I could support is as follows:
> 
> At the end of
> section 3.4 Literals (informative)
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-rdf-concepts-20030905/#section-Literals
> add the following new para
> 
> [[
> 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.
> The strings of literals can be considered
> <a href=
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/#def-construct">
> constructs</a>
> in the sense used in that section.
> ]]
> 
> and add charmod into the informative references.

That looks good to me; I've already had to explain to an end-user of my
RDF parser what the NFC check failure meant and had to point them at the
charmod document, so explaining the motivation is good.

Dave
Received on Thursday, 25 September 2003 08:55:10 EDT

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