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Re: R2RML naming suggestion - SQRL?

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 17:10:16 +0100
Cc: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <5862EC52-CD5B-426F-A021-ECA0A847994C@cyganiak.de>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>

On 14 Sep 2010, at 15:47, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>> However, if we wish to continue the time-honored Semantic Web  
>> tradition of
>> having catchy names, we could call the language SQRL (squirrel)
>
> I think it's clever, but even though it ends in "RL" rather than  
> "QL", it makes my mind assume it's a query language... which it's not.
>
> Similarly, I'd (for better or for worse) expect R2RML to be an XML  
> language, so I wouldn't like that name if we don't go with an XML  
> syntax.

The obvious way of addressing this complaint would be ... SQRM -- SQL  
to RDF Mapping. Not sure I like it ;-)

Richard



>
> And no, I don't have a suggestion of my own :(
>
> Lee
>
>>
>> Anyways, food for thought. I'm happy with either name, or *any*  
>> name for
>> that matter.
>>
>>           cheers,
>>                harry
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