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RE: very preliminary TURTLE comments

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 08:01:49 -0700
To: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>
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> 
> A few comments on Addison's and Richard's comments below, and two new
> items:
> 
> Section 6.4, long form Unicode escape sequence: It's not clear why this should
> take eight hex digits when the first two are required to be 0. 

I had the same thought, but went back and looked up recommendations. The eight-digit form is what C uses, even though it is wasteful. Cf. RFC 5137.

> Also, the trend
> seems to be going towards \u{xxxxx}:
> http://norbertlindenberg.com/2012/05/ecmascript-supplementary-

> characters/index.html#Escapes
> http://unicode.org/reports/tr18/#Hex_notation


Agreed.

> 
> Section 6.4, both forms of Unicode escape sequence: The spec doesn't say at
> what stage the escape sequences are converted to their corresponding
> characters. Can \u0022 start or end a string literal (as it does in Java)?
> 

I agree: the "when" issue is important. 

Addison
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