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Re: Turtle "coverage" test suite issues with N-Triples

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2013 13:24:40 -0500
To: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Cc: public-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20131103182438.GG19131@w3.org>
* Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com> [2013-03-04 12:41-0500]
> Gregg alerted to me to the fact that I had overlooked the "coverage" part of the test suite. In trying to run those, I've run into another problem that I wish to comment on.
> The two eval tests:
> #literal_with_FORM_FEED
> #literal_with_BACKSPACE
> are based on a comparison with N-Triples files that seem to rely on the new, unpublished N-Triples grammar (with the use of escaped forms \b and \f in strings). However, I don't see that this has anything to do with testing of Turtle, and wonder why those files don't use the serialization format from the existing N-Triples grammar (using the \u escaped form). Moreover, even when/if a new N-Triples document is published, I don't believe it's wise to base the new Turtle test suite on the also new N-Triples grammar. The N-Triples files in the Turtle test suite should conform to the existing grammar.

The traditional N-Triples representation was restored on 4 March. I left that as the resolution, but in the interested of completeness, I should ask if this resolution addressed your comment. If so, please reply with the subject prefixed by "[RESOLVED]".

> thanks,
> .greg


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