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Re: Back from the W3C Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:17:10 -0400
To: public-n3-dev@w3.org
Cc: William Van Woensel <william.vanwoensel@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <77517b8e-8237-137d-2e05-d1761f3f916e@dbooth.org>
On 3/16/19 9:15 PM, William Van Woensel wrote:
> I think that having a lightweight notation (i.e., lacking quantifiers) 
> is an especially interesting aspect of N3. It allows developers to use 
> N3 at the level of complexity that suit their needs. Nevertheless, IMO 
> this also means outfitting N3 with the necessary constructs to suit more 
> complex use cases for developers who need them.

+1     I could not have stated it better!

> . . .
> Having rules operate on graphs instead of RDF stores may also point 
> towards the usefulness of e.g., scoped negation as failure and limiting 
> the scope of quantifiers (i.e., to a particular graph) (?) We had a 
> discussion <https://github.com/w3c/N3/issues/9#issuecomment-458874667> 
> on this on the GitHub page.


David Booth
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