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Re: Comments on the Triple Patterns Fragments draft

From: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:39:38 +0200
Cc: public-hydra@w3.org
Message-Id: <C4ADD859-A138-49FD-8C4B-7D61741100B8@ugent.be>
To: Olaf Hartig <ohartig@uwaterloo.ca>
>> Mostly, ?s ?p ?o will be asked for the metadata (or for the controls!);
>> just providing the first 100 triples and no paging could also be fine.
>> (Clients simply won't be able to solve * queries then.)
> 
> I would strongly advise against doing the latter. My understanding of the 
> "contract" provided with TPFs is that they enable a client to get _all_ 
> triples from the dataset that match the given triple pattern (either by 
> iterating over the pages or by obtaining a single document if paging is not 
> supported by the server). This contract is essential to provide guarantees 
> w.r.t. soundness and completeness of query results.

Yeah, +1 on second thoughts.

Ruben
Received on Monday, 21 July 2014 18:40:12 UTC

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