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Re: I18N-ISSUE-187: escape syntax [TURTLE]

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:41:04 +0100
Cc: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>, www-international@w3.org, Internationalization Core Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>, public-rdf-comments Comments <public-rdf-comments@w3.org>
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To: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
On 7 Sep 2012, at 18:39, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> I expect that there is exactly 0 real data out there using \UXXXXXXXX.

There are real implementations that produce and consume it.

Download a DBpedia dump, grep for \U. I'm pretty sure you'll find something. (I'd get right on it, except that it's pub o'clock in Galway.)

> If others presume the same, we could shed \U altogether or reduce it to 6 digits (per I18N-ISSUE-191, bottom of <http://www.w3.org/mid/E1TA0zY-0003XQ-KX@nelson.w3.org>).

The slight WTF of using 8 hex digits were 6 would suffice is still better than very subtly deviating from ISO C, C++, C#, and Python.

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