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Re: Last Call: Five SPARQL 1.1 Drafts

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 12:39:28 -0500
To: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Cc: SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1328549969.16744.7.camel@waldron>
Reminder:

On Fri, 2012-01-06 at 20:05 +0100, Axel Polleres wrote:
> The W3C SPARQL WG is happy to announce the publication of 5 Last Call Working Drafts [1]:
> 
> SPARQL 1.1 Query Language
>  --> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-sparql11-query-20120105/
> SPARQL 1.1 Update
>  --> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-sparql11-update-20120105/
> SPARQL 1.1 Protocol
>  --> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-sparql11-protocol-20120105/
> SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes
>  --> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-sparql11-entailment-20120105/
> SPARQL 1.1 Service Description
> --> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-sparql11-service-description-20120105/
> 
> Publication as a Last Call Working Draft indicates that the SPARQL Working Group
> believes it has addressed all substantive issues and that the documents are stable.
> The Working Group expects to advance these specifications to Recommendation Status.
> 
> The end date of the Last Call review period is
> 
>  *06 February 2012*

That's today, folks.  If you haven't looked at SPARQL 1.1 yet, right now
would be a good time,

     -- Sandro


> i.e., comments on these working drafts are due on or before this date.
> 
> Comments on this document should be sent to public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org, a
> mailing list with a public archive, see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments
> 
> The SPARQL WG welcomes reports of implementations, sent to the comments address.
> If we gather sufficient evidence of interoperable implementations, the group may
> request to skip its Call for Implementations (Candidate Recommendation) drafts and
> have the next round of publications be Proposed Recommendations.
> 
> While some of the documents published in this round had been published as "Last Call" 
> before already (SPARQL 1.1 Query Language, SPARQL 1.1 Update, SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes, 
> SPARQL 1.1 Service Description,), the WG has decided to publish a 2nd Last Call round of 
> these four documents, due to a set of not-large-but-substantive changes in response to 
> LC1 comments:
> 
> * In SPARQL 1.1 Query Language:
>     We have removed SHA224 from hash function choices
>     We have added function STRBEFORE, STRAFTER, REPLACE
>     We have broadened REGXP to take a first argument of xsd:string and rdf:langString.
>     We have defined DATATYPE on language tag literals.
>     We allow aggregates in ORDER BY clause
>     Grammar: Backslash character escapes in prefixed names
>     Grammar: Fix: Allow ASK to take solution modifiers
>     Grammar: Fix: AdditiveExpression: '?' => '*'
> 
> * In SPARQL 1.1 Update: the COPY, ADD, and MOVE operations are no longer at-risk.
> 
> * In SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes, a section on property paths now clarifies how property
>  path expressions are evaluated under an entailment regime and the D-Entailment Regime has
>  been modified to require a certain datatype map and to return only canonical representations
>  of literal bindings.
> 
> * In SPARQL 1.1 Service Description, clarifying text has been added to better
>  describe several components of the service description vocabulary, "SHOULD NOT"
>  normative language has been changed to "MUST NOT" in the sd:EmptyGraphs section, as
>  well as several updates have been made with respect to the description of services
>  supporting Update requests.
> 
> 
> best regards,
> Axel Polleres, on behalf of the SPARQL WG
> 
> 1. http://www.w3.org/News/2012.html#entry-9312
> 
Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 17:39:39 UTC

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