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Re: Official response to ISSUE-164: @reverse algorithm is buggy

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:29:40 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+OuRR_aD4_gh1zYW54mxEy8ThOQB+aFcxR305K-f76Qv0N+bw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: RDF WG Comments <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>
I'm satisfied with this decision.
And kudos for the quick fix :)


On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>wrote:

> Hi Pierre-Antoine,
> Thank you for your feedback on the JSON-LD specifications. This is an
> official response to ISSUE-164: @reverse algorithm is buggy, which is
> being tracked here:
> http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/164
> You had previously reported an issue with one of the JSON-LD Algorithms
> that dealt with @reverse properties. Specifically, you mentioned that
> the behavior of the algorithms was confusing when utilizing the @reverse
> keyword in certain scenarios.
> Gregg and Markus asserted that this was a bug in the specification, and
> the group agreed after discussing the issue here:
> http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-10-22/#topic-1
> and resolved to fix the bug using an algorithm that Markus proposed:
> http://json-ld.org/minutes/2013-10-22/#resolution-1
> We now have at least 5 implementations that have applied the fix that
> Markus proposed and feel comfortable that the change addresses the
> concern that you raised. That you were able to find and report this bug
> now is exactly the reason we have a Candidate Recommendation phase in
> the W3C Process. Thank you for reporting the issue when you did. :)
> We believe that this addresses the issue that you reported and the
> implementers are happy with the change to the specification that fixes
> the bug in the algorithm. Please respond as soon as possible to this
> email to tell us whether or not you are satisfied with the decision of
> the group.
> -- manu
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