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Re: Action: proposal for WG position on XML literal design

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 00:24:20 +0100
Message-ID: <3F7B6224.8060702@cs.vu.nl>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

> As they say
> 
> 	I don't care what you say about me as long as you spell my name
> 	right.
> 
> :-)
> 

Soory, it is a bit late on this side of the Atlantic.
Guus

> peter
> 
> PS:  The current RDF Core WG design with respect to literals is much better
> than those proposed by I18N, but I have concerns with  its requirement that
> all literals, XML literals included, have to have lexical forms that are in
> NFC.
> 
> 
> From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
> Subject: Action: proposal for WG position on XML literal design
> Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 00:03:25 +0100
> 
> 
>> > ACTION Guus: revise proposal for WebOnt WG position
>> > on RDF Core literal decision
>>
>>Proposed:
>>
>>Position of the Web Ontology Working Group on the XML Literal design
>>
>> From an Webont perspective there were serious problems with the LC1
>>design of XML literals, as indicated by the official comments from
>>Webont and the individual comments from Patel-Scheider. The new XML
>>literal design, as specified in the current WDs, appears to Webont to
>>be a well-motivated rational design choice in a space of conflicting
>>requirements [1]. The arguments against the alternatives proposed by
>>I18N are compelling (see e.g. [2]).  The current post-LC design works
>>for OWL and is our preferred design in the context of the options
>>currently on the table.
>>
>>[1] 
>>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Sep/att-0002/i18n-part-1.html
>>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2003Aug/0004
>>
>>
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>>Free University Amsterdam, Computer Science
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>>E-mail: schreiber@cs.vu.nl
>>Home page: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~guus/
>>
> 
> 

-- 
Free University Amsterdam, Computer Science
De Boelelaan 1081a, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 444 7739/7718
E-mail: schreiber@cs.vu.nl
Home page: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~guus/
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