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Re: mischaracterisation of my comments on SPARQL Query Langage last draft [closed]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 20:08:52 -0600
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1143684532.14764.41.camel@dirk.w3.org>

On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 19:59 -0500, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> I believe that the DAWG transition request to CR 
> (http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/crq349) mischaracterises my 
> objections expressed in 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2006Feb/0028 
> of 22 February 2006 to
>   SPARQL Query Language for RDF,  W3C Working Draft 20 February 2006
> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/.
> I have already responded to this list concerning this 
> mis-characterisation, in 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2006Mar/0057.html 
> of 22 March 2006, with the following wording:
> 	My view is that my message points out some deficiencies in the definitions underlying the design of BGP
> 	querying.  I thus do not see how my message can possibly be characterised as not demonstrating design errors.

I read those words aloud to Tim Berners-Lee personally, with a number
of other witnesses present.

> However, in the DAWG transition request to CR, my objections are characterised as being essentially editorial.
> I therefore do not believe that the DAWG transition request to CR has a faithful rendering of the outstanding dissent.

In reviewing the outstanding dissent with The Director,
we're not relying on http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/crq349 alone.

We're going over your message of 22 Feb in full, as well as your
follow-up of 22 Mar.

Wed, 22 Feb 2006 18:56:54 -0500 (EST)

As this is not a comment on the SPARQL spec, I'm marking it [closed].

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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