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Re: [Turtle CR Issue] PREFIX with postfix parameter

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2013 14:09:07 +0200
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <7F5572D4-607D-41D7-8EBA-84E1C5909B07@w3.org>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
+1

I.

On Oct 2, 2013, at 18:41 , Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote:

> +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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