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RE: NFC

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 16:15:31 +0200
To: "Dave Beckett" <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>, "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "w3c-rdfcore-wg" <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BHEGLCKMOHGLGNOKPGHDEEBMCCAA.jjc@hpl.hp.com>


I'll ask peter what he thinks ... maybe we can have a couple of minutes on
this at the telecon. It is an editorial change so strictly speaking I don't
need WG blessing.

Jeremy


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Beckett [mailto:dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk]
> Sent: 25 September 2003 14:52
> To: Jeremy Carroll
> Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg
> Subject: Re: NFC
>
>
> 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
>
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