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Re: unicode escapes in prefix names

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:14:46 +0000
Message-ID: <4ECD0DE6.1010508@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org

On 23/11/11 13:53, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> On 23 Nov 2011, at 09:16, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> >  As you know, the SPARQL-WG is, by charter, strongly encouraged not to
>> >  change SPARQL 1.0 behaviour.  Simply ignoring that doesn't really help the situation.  We have to work to improve where we can.
> SPARQL 1.0 allows unicode escapes everywhere.
> The current plan of the SPARQL WG seems to be to allow it nowhere except in strings, IRIs and prefixed names. This seems to be ok with the SPARQL WG's charter.
> But allowing it only in strings and IRIs would*not*  be ok with the charter?
> That seems to be an odd place to draw the line.

It is everywhere that, currently, non-ASCII characters can be meaning 
fully used.

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