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Re: Unicode normalization in Turtle

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 10:35:19 -0400
Cc: RDF Working Group WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3E96DC40-CBC6-497E-A218-93FBF944481D@3roundstones.com>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
On May 8, 2012, at 10:06, Richard Cyganiak wrote:

> Dear WG,
> The Turtle ED doesn't say anything about Unicode normalization. Should it?
> RDF Concepts says that the lexical forms of literals SHOULD be in Unicode Normal Form C (NFC). And in the XML-based syntaxes, XML itself explains Unicode normalization issues (at least XML 1.1 does). So I'd expect Turtle to also say something about it.

Consistency of issues across serializations makes sense.

Unfortunately, I don't see anything related to Unicode in RDFa 1.0 or 1.1 [1, 2].  Perhaps the intent for RDFa is to defer that to the HTML container.


[1] RDFa in XHTML: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-syntax/
[2] RDFa Core 1.1: http://www.w3.org/TR/rdfa-core/

> (But I don't know enough about the issue to have any clue what it should say.)
> Best,
> Richard
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