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Re: [Turtle CR Issue] PREFIX with postfix parameter

From: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:41:01 +0100
Message-ID: <524C4C9D.1030301@apache.org>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
+1 to the reply

	Andy

On 02/10/13 13:45, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> The 3rd Turtle CR comment requests a PREFIX directive with and
> additional postfix parameter to avoid the proliferation of namespaces
> for hash URLs, e.g.:
>
>    PREFIX whiskey: <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Whiskey>
>    PREFIX gin: <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Gin>
>
>    :j :likes Whiskey:#x, Gin:#x .
>
> The proposal for the new directive is:
>    @pre db: ("http://dbpedia.org/resource/" _ "#x")
>    :j :likes db:Whisky, db:Gin .
>
> Proposed response: "The RDF Working Group has considered the utility
> of your proposal against the added complexity stemming from the new
> directive. We feel it is better to stay compatible with SPARQL and let
> users take advantage of the new PN_LOCAL_ESC¹ feature permitting one to
> embed '#' in a localhost name after an escape character, e.g.
> db.Whiskey\#x ."
>
> ¹: http://www.w3.org/TR/turtle/#grammar-production-PN_LOCAL_ESC
>
> Comments: <http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/wiki/Turtle_Candidate_Recommendation_Comments#Issues>
> comment 3: http://www.w3.org/mid/9AFB9378-A712-4B30-871F-4D7CE53B3297@bblfish.net
>
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