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Re: Suggestion williams-02 - *huge* editorial change

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 11:03:44 +0000
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To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org


Remembering DanC's advice from a short time ago, the point of last call is 
identify issues that folks can't live with.  If you are going to propose 
even discussion of a *huge* change, perhaps you might care to suggest why a 
huge change is necessary.


At 11:19 27/03/2003 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:

>Williams-02 is the suggestion that we should:
>- defer to Namespaces 1.1 for the definition of IRI
>- and globally substitute "[RDF] URI Reference"  by "IRI"
>There is a small substantive differences which is Unicode Normal Form C.
>On the advice of I18N WG in Cannes we required RDF URI References to be in
>Unicode NFC; Martin Dürst informs me that they have changed their minds on
>this one.
>Draft proposal:
>Change concepts to defer to Namespaces 1.1 defn of IRI rather than have a
>definition of RDF URI reference.
>Globally substitute "[RDF] URI Reference", "uriref" etc.  by "IRI".
>This needs discussion!
>Also, we should e-mail i18n-ig and ask for an official comment from the wg
>retracting their advice in Cannes.
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