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Re: [Turtle] Re: bang ! in turtle

From: Yves Raimond <Yves.Raimond@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 17:16:29 +0000
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, nathan@webr3.org, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110301171628.GI16956@dvbstreamer.national.core.bbc.co.uk>
On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 05:13:31PM +0000, Dan Brickley wrote:
> On 1 March 2011 17:04, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
> > As a _personal view_ I would be very cautious in adding new things to Turtle. What we should do is to standardize a widely used language and we should be careful not to require existing parser deployments to do additional development. If there are ambiguities and errors (eg, the issue of "18." vs "18 .") these of course should be fixed but we should be very careful in going beyond that.
> 
> Every deviation from SPARQL 1.1's notation will be expensive to
> explain, document, remember and use. The default imho should be for a
> common language (query aspects aside) and any differences treated as
> hugely unfortunate.
> 
> Achieving that will be great for RDF: how many other data
> representations can you lean, while also learning 95% of the query
> language?
> 
> Dan
> 
> ps. "!" means negation to a lot of people; "^" means start of string
> in regex-land. If we're going to introduce further new uses of these
> symbols, let's make sure at least SPARQL 1.1 and Turtle interpret them
> the same.


For that reason, I would go for the N3 notation, i.e. :o is :p of :s.

Best,
y

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