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Currently the SPARQL working group intends to keep this feature in both SPARQL Query and SPARQL Update.
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On behalf of the SPARQL WG
> I strongly support allowing percent encodings in the local part of a > prefixed name: > > Allow the character, "%", follwed by two hex digits, > in the local part of prefixed names. > > This would solve the problem that motivated my earlier request for an > ENCODE_FOR_LOCAL_NAME function: > http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/Future_Work_Items > The need for percent encoding in a local name shows up frequently when > SPARQL Update operations dynamically create new URIs.