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Re: SPARQL: isURI poorly named

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 13:37:00 -0400
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050727173700.GA26548@w3.org>
On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 02:09:08AM +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> Dear RDF Data Access Working Group,
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20050721/ section
> defines a function "isURI". This is a poor name considering
> that the draft consistently talks about "IRIs" not "URIs". Please

Agreed. Changed in editor's draft v1.445. Will ask WG for approval after
followin issue is resolved.

> change the name to something else (not isIRI of course, since it
> would have the same problem as isURI).

I don't follow. Is it the "IRI" part or the "is" part that you object
to? (Perhaps this is in the context of preferring the spec to refer to
URI refs instead of IRIs.)

If it's the "is", how about IRIですか (Japanese for "is?")?

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