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Re: Alternative N3 Parsers for CWM

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2002 09:53:02 -0500
Cc: www-archive+n3bugs@w3.org, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6715B9ED-9282-11D6-B0E1-0003936780B2@aaronsw.com>

On Monday, July 8, 2002, at 08:19  AM, Dan Connolly wrote:

>> I've run retest.sh, and 15/51 of the tests pass. Only 
>> /test/includes/t10.n3
>> gives a syntax error (warranted: a hyphen is used illegally as a name
>> character).
> Ugh... I'm using hyphens as name characters more and more;
> they're not allowed?

I agree that this is a silly restraint and is best removed. The 
reasoning I heard is that they wanted to be used for subtraction, but we 
already have math: for that and they would be surrounded by spaces 
Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com] 
Received on Monday, 8 July 2002 10:53:03 UTC

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