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Re: N3 and N-Triples (was: RDF in HTML: Approaches)

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 17:36:56 -0500
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>, Bill de hÓra <dehora@eircom.net>, "Graham Klyne" <GK@ninebynine.org>
To: "Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <E7F71845-799D-11D6-B979-0003936780B2@aaronsw.com>

On Thursday, June 6, 2002, at 05:33  PM, Joshua Allen wrote:

> And FWIW, I think this is a major strike *against* the current n-triple 
> serialization as a good test tool.  In order to gain broad acceptance, 
> RDF will have to handle languages like Chinese at least as good as XML 
> (and XML is no paragon).  Imagine merging and testing graphs of mixed 
> Chinese, Arabic, and other Unicode languages.

This is exactly why I'm glad it uses ASCII. That way I can use standard 
UNIX tools like diff to make sure the N-Triples files conform, and not 
have to worry about UNIX Unicode issues. (Replace for details of your 
operating system.)

Aaron Swartz [http://www.aaronsw.com]
Received on Thursday, 6 June 2002 18:36:58 UTC

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