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Re: [Turtle] Re: bang ! in turtle

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 09:05:50 -0500
Message-ID: <4D6E4EBE.7060905@thefigtrees.net>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, nathan@webr3.org, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
On 3/2/2011 5:15 AM, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 2011-03-01, at 17:04, Ivan Herman 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.
>
> Very strong +1.
>
> It is my firm belief that working groups should standardise common
> practice. The alternative is working groups that drag on for years,
> and tend to produce recs that are not as useful as they should be.

My experiences and beliefs align with what Steve and Ivan say here.

("+1")

Lee
Received on Wednesday, 2 March 2011 14:06:29 UTC

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