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AW: soliciting your favorite (public) SPARQL queries!

From: Dau, Frithjof <frithjof.dau@sap.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 14:05:31 +0200
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To: "Lee Feigenbaum" <lee@thefigtrees.net>, <public-sparql-dev@w3.org>, <public-lod@w3.org>

Hi Lee,

My two (actually one :-) ) pences is how full negation can be expressed with SPARQL.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-sparql-dev/2008AprJun/0027.html

Cheers
Frithjof 

P.S. No need to say that a "SPARQL by Example" tutorial is highly appreciated :-) 

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: public-sparql-dev-request@w3.org [mailto:public-sparql-dev-request@w3.org] Im Auftrag von Lee Feigenbaum
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 21. August 2008 07:58
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Betreff: soliciting your favorite (public) SPARQL queries!


Hi everyone,

I'm putting together a "SPARQL by Example" tutorial, which is, as the 
name suggests, a step-by-step introduction to SPARQL taught almost 
entirely through complete, runnable SPARQL queries.

So far, I've gathered a great deal of example queries myself, but I know 
that many subscribers to these lists probably have favorite queries of 
their own that you might be willing to share with me.

I'm looking for:

1) SPARQL queries
2) ...that can be run by anyone (no private data sets)
3a)...either by running the query against a public SPARQL endpoint
3b)...or by using a public SPARQL endpoint that will fetch 
HTTP-accessible RDF data (e.g. sparql.org or demo.openlinksw.com)
4) ...that answers a real* question
5) ...and that is fun!**

* real is in the eye of the beholder, I imagine, but I'm not looking for 
  "finds the predicates that relate ex:s and ex:o in this sample RDF graph"

** fun is also in the eye of the beholder. fun can be a query on fun 
data; a clever query that may illustrate a particular SPARQL construct 
("trick"); a query that integrates interesting information; a query with 
surprising results; etc.

thanks to anyone who is able to contribute!
Lee

PS I plan to make the tutorial slides available online under an 
appropriate CC license once they are completed.
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