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RE: querying RDF lists [OK?]

From: Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 11:55:47 +0100
Message-ID: <677CE4DD24B12C4B9FA138534E29FB1D0ACD97@exchange11.fed.cclrc.ac.uk>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: <public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org>, <dwood@mindswap.org>

Hi Dan,

Thanks alot for this.
 
> Note that some query engines (cwm, euler) are able to infer
> list membership triples and if you're using such an engine, you
> can query those triples just like any other triples.
> 
> See:
> a service description approach to accessingCollections
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2005JanMar/0169
> 

I hadn't thought of this solution.  Given this, I understand the WG's position.  

I think it would be helpful if someone wrote this up in the near future - maybe DAWG could write a short note describing the options?  Linked from the SPARQL language spec so it's easy to find?   

Cheers,

Al.   


> As you seem to be aware, after consideration of requests
> like yours and a few designs, on 22 Feb, we
>         RESOLVED: to postpone accessingCollections because 
>               * our not standardizing it doesn't stop anybody from
>                 playing
>               * none of the extant designs seems sufficiently mature
>         
>         Clark/UMD, Fukushige/MEI, and 2 others abstaining
>         
> I don't see any information in your comment that the WG has
> not already considered. I hope you can accept the WG's decision
> to postpone this feature until a future work item. If not,
> please let us know.
> 
> > I'm very happy with everything else :)
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Alistair.
> > 
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20050721/
> > [2] 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-swbp-skos-core-guide-20050510/#se
corderedcollections
> 
> 
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