[sc34wg3] TMQL: XML content vs. < > delimited IRIs

Robert Barta rho at devc.at
Mon Jun 30 14:47:21 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 02:02:56PM +0200, Lars Heuer wrote:
> Hi all,
> Comments against TMQL draft dtd. 2007-07-13.
> I assume that rootless IRIs (like mailto:someone at example.org) which
> require the '<' / '>' delimiters (result:
> <mailto:someone at example.org>) do *never* cause conflicts with the
> "XML-nearly-everywhere-allowed"-strategy in TMQL?

Of course they conflict. Using <> around IRIs is like dropping the
N-bomb at every street crossing.

> Even if we add user-defined functions in TMQL 1.x which may want to
> return XML or (rootless) IRIs?

The <> is only a syntactic issue. So if someone write a function that
will return just a value.


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