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Re: IRI with compatibility character, unwise?

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 12:11:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4342634B.3030508@hackcraft.net>
To: www-international@w3.org

Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> Hello
> I had a support question for the Jena Semantic Web software, concerning 
> the following RDF URI Reference:
> http://ontology.tos.co.jp/#\u304A\u3082\u3061\u3083\uFF06\u30DB\u30D3\u30FC
> where the \u escapes denote the unicode characters.
> The initial problem was that this was input with the rdf:ID syntax, and 
> that "\u304A\u3082\u3061\u3083\uFF06\u30DB\u30D3\u30FC" is not an XML 
> Name because of the half-width ampersand "\uFF06", which I note is a 
> compatibility character.

It probably is unwise. However, the rules for XML names already mean 
that not all valid URIs (international or otherwise) are suitable for 
use as RDF predicates or classnames (though all valid URIs can be used 
as resource identifiers).
Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2005 11:07:10 UTC

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