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Re: Sparql editorial comment: acknowledge prior art

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 15:11:45 -0600
To: Jacco van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>
Cc: andy.seaborne@hp.com, public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1131225105.7185.220.camel@dirk>

On Sat, 2005-11-05 at 16:18 +0000, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
> Jacco van Ossenbruggen wrote:
> > Dear editors,
> > 
> > SPARQL has been built on the experience gained from various other (RDF) 
> > query languages.
> > I think it would be fair to acknowledge this work in the SPARQL 
> > specification.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Jacco van Ossenbruggen
> > 
> Jacco,
> The SPARQL query language document now contains an acknowledge section for the 
> people who have contributed to the development of the text in that document 
> (and a big thank you to everyone on this list for helping in that process with 
> comments and reviews).

to wit:

F. Acknowledgements

The SPARQL RDF Query Language is a product of the whole of the W3C RDF
Data Access Working Group, and our thanks for discussions, comments and
reviews go to all present and past members.

In addition, we have had comments and discussions with many people
though the working group comments list.  All comments go to making a
better document.  Andy would also like to particularly thank Geoff
Chappell, Bob MacGregor, Yosi Scharf and Richard Newman for exploring
specific issues related to SPARQL. Eric would like to acknowledge the
invaluable help of Bj�rn Hoehrmann.

if you'd like to see it in context in the unreleased editor's draft,

> In addition, the working group recorded the first phase of looking at existing 
> and proposed systems in:
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/DesignEvaluations
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> 	Andy
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