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Re: Proposal for LC303 (was: What are the exemptions for use of IRI? )

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 11:43:35 +0200
To: "Liu, Kevin" <kevin.liu@sap.com>
Cc: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050921094335.GD17618@w3.org>
* Liu, Kevin <kevin.liu@sap.com> [2005-09-20 16:09-0700]
> If that's the case, I propose to add the following paragraph to the end
> of section 1.3 "Notational Conventions"
> 
> 	The core specification of WSDL 2.0 supports Internationalized
> Resource Identifiers or IRIs [add reference to
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3987 <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3987>
> <http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/> ].  IRIs are a
> superset of URIs with added support for internationalization. The URI
> syntax [add reference to http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986
> <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986> ] only allows the use of  a small set
> of characters, including upper and lower case letters of the English
> alphabet, European numerals and a few symbols. IRIs  allow the use of
> characters from a wider range of language scripts.  
> 	 
> 	For simplification, examples throughout this primer only use
> URIs.  If you are interested in the use of IRIs, you might want to read
> the paper [add reference to
> http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/
> <http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/> ] prepared by
> the W3C Internationalization Activity [add link to
> http://www.w3.org/International/ <http://www.w3.org/International/> ]. 

I like your proposal.

> Alternatively, If people are concerned that use of IRI is not really a
> "notational convention", we may add a subsection under "Introduction"
> for "Use of URI and IRI" with the same content as above. The new
> structure of section 1 now looks like
> 1. Introduction
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#Introduction> 
>     1.1 Prerequisites
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#Prerequisites> 
>     1.2 Structure of this Primer
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#PrimerStructure> 
>     1.3 Use of URI and IRI
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#notation> 
>     1.4 Notational Conventions
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#notation> 
>  2. WSDL 2.0 Basics
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-wsdl20-primer-20050803/#basics> 

And I prefer using a new subsection as you propose.

Cheers,

Hugo

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