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Re: Fwd "a comment on NFC"

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 11:23:40 -0500
Message-Id: <p06001f70bba200ef5401@[]>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

>Well, the overnight developments I had hoped for aren't going to happen.
>First a context setting ramble, than two concrete suggestions.

>The string in both plain and typed literals SHOULD be in Unicode 
>Normal Form C [NFC].  This is motivated by anticipation that 
>[Charmod], particularly section 4 Early Uniform Normalization will 
>become standardized practice.  Implementations SHOULD accept strings 
>which are not in Normal Form C and MAY issue a warning in such 

I vote for that. It would be very easy to do, it gets the point 
across without permanently screwing the old-style guys. Seems to me 
that this is exactly the kind of situation that this SHOULD language 
was invented for. Maybe we could work DEPRECATED in there somewhere 
as well.

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