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Re: 2001-09-07#5 Literals

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 15:29:56 +0100
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To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com> (by way of "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>)
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
At 09:40 AM 9/26/01 -0400, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>I have agreed with Graham's suggestion of MUST-ing W3C normalization of
>RDF/XML documents, but this leaves us in the strange position of having
>to specify the behaviour of RDF/XML processors when they meet illegal
>input as well as legal input.
>In general, I think we should only specify the semantics of legal input.

I agree.

Is it reasonable that the description of handling of illegal input be 
demoted to an implementation recommendation rather than a normative 


Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
Strategic Research              <http://www.mimesweeper.com>
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