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Re: R2RML terminology: table or view name plus its owner name

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:12:24 +0000
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To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: "RDB2RDF WG" <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
I think Soeren has a point there. 

/me back to Paddy's day ;)

Cheers,
Michael

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On 17 Mar 2011, at 17:47, Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> While reading the current R2RML draft I often encounter sentences like
> "table or view name plus its owner name" (e.g. first sentence of 3.3
> [1]). This sounds a little odd to me (and maybe Oracle vendor specific).
> I have the impression what is meant here is database schema name [2].
> This however, appears to be always a little vendor specific. Hence, I
> would suggest to omit the "owner name" completely throughout the
> document and maybe add a note in the terminology section saying that "by
> table or view name we always mean the complete name required for the
> DBMS to identify the object. For some DBMS this includes a schema/owner
> (Oracle) or database (MySQL) prefix."
> 
> If I did not misunderstand anything here completely I will create an
> issue for this (which probably is not mission critical for now).
> 
> Sören
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-r2rml-20101028/r2

> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schema_object

> 
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