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Re: Notation issues

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 16:25:37 -0000
Message-ID: <012d01c08f91$d8d8f160$01db93c3@z5n9x1>
To: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
> semEngish sounds simpler syntactically, more lisp-ish.  Do
> you have a pointer to it?

http://robustai.net/mentography/semenglish.html

> Should we switch to semEnglish?

No - it was pointed out shortly after Seth wrote the thing that an "]" is
an allowed character in a URI, making it rather tricky. Therefore, you
can't use [URI], because the trailing "]" could be part of the URI... if
Seth used something like ^ instead, it might work, but the main problem is
that there are no tool to process it anyway. N3 has an N3 => RDF parser,
and even a logic based query engine: CWM. This is a shame, because
structurally, semEnglish is a great improvement over Notation3.

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Sean B. Palmer
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