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Re: PROV-ISSUE-438 (prov-n-post-f2f3-review ): Final review before last call vote [prov-n]

From: James Cheney <jcheney@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2012 23:02:30 +0100
Cc: public-prov-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1DDAA4E3-0F7B-40F6-930B-AC62F5741D78@inf.ed.ac.uk>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Jul 8, 2012, at 10:44 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:

> Hi James,
> Thanks for your review. I wanted to focus on technical issues first.
> Detail responses will follow later.
> On 05/07/12 19:10, James Cheney wrote:
>> 13.  It seems that a string consisting of a single '-' can be parsed as PN_CHARS_OTHERS and hens also as a PN_LOCAL.  This makes rules 38-42 ambiguous.  On the other hand, lots of URIs use '-'.  Suggested fix: Allow '-' only if it is not the first or last character (could be handled similar to '.').
> '-' can be parsed as PN_CHARS
> but not as PN_CHARS_U nor PN_CHARS_OTHERS.
> So, '-' is not allow a valid PN_LOCAL
> Note '~'  is valid PN_CHARS_OTHERS, maybe it's the origin of the confusion?
> Do you agree?

Yes, I see it now. In my printout and on screen it was hard to see the difference.  So never mind.

This does remind me of another comment I forgot to make:

Why is the typeface size used for the productions so small?  (considerably smaller than the code examples).  I'd suggest making it roughly the same as the rest of the text, for readability/accessibility.

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