Request for review of Turtle (an RDF serialization) media type:
fsasaki at w3.org
Fri Dec 21 13:14:23 CET 2007
James Cloos wrote:
>>>>>> "Felix" == Felix Sasaki <fsasaki at w3.org> writes:
>>> Shouldn't the normative reference be to the UCS (ISO 10646) rather than
>>> to Unicode? The Universal Character Set is the international standard.
> Felix> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/#sec-RefUnicode
> Felix> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-charmod-20050215/#C062
> Felix> "Since specifications in general need both a definition for their
> Felix> characters and the semantics associated with these characters,
> Felix> specifications SHOULD include a reference to the Unicode Standard,
> Felix> whether or not they include a reference to ISO/IEC 10646."
> I was coming from an IETF POV rather than a W3C POV, hense the feeling
> that the ISO should be prefered over the industry org for normative
not sure if this is a question of POVs - it probably depends on what
information you want to point people to. Both Unicode and ISO/IEC 10646
provide the same code points, but Unicode provides alsoadditional
semantics useful for implementers. See the first link above.
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