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Re: [Fwd: SPARQL Protocol Review and Comments]

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 16:02:05 -0500
Message-Id: <BE2B2150-0007-469F-A2BC-4987DC884FC5@monkeyfist.com>
Cc: David Wood <dwood@softwarememetics.com>, public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>


On Jan 4, 2006, at 3:53 PM, Dan Connolly wrote:
>> In some cases an illegal SPARQL query will be *answered* -- because,
>> say, some service implements a superset of SPARQL that includes, say,
>> some syntactic no-no. Thus, the cases seem to be:
>>
>> 1. answer illegal SPARQL queries with some results
>
> We did decide against that:
>
> "for queries that are not SPARQL Query Strings, you should return
> MalformedQuery and you must not return 2xx"
>  -- http://www.w3.org/2005/08/16-dawg-minutes#item04

Ah, yes, so we did. I saw the "should return MalformedQuery" and took  
that to mean that you could return results, but the "must not return  
2xx" effectively kills that reading.

I will have to think about how or whether that changes my response to  
David or any text in the spec.

Cheers,
Kendall
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2006 21:02:15 GMT

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