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Re: RDFQ - RDF Queries in RDF

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 08:16:31 -0500
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040402131631.GA6008@w3.org>

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 07:04:54PM +0300, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> 
> Eric,
> 
> Could you please include RDFQ [1] in your survey of query
> implementations. I'm happy to help clarify any points that
> are not clear in the documentation.
> 
> The documentation includes numerous examples of queries expressed
> in RDFQ.
> 
> RDFQ is an RDF vocabulary, such that both queries and query results
> are expressed in RDF.
> 
> Note that RDFQ provides for both "query by example" and "select"
> like queries, returning resource descriptions or variable bindings
> respectively.

done [2] -- please proofread. I guess a bit from place to place.
Also added a little list of language charactersitics. I found this
very helpful when putting together the XML Protocol Comparisons [3].

> [1] http://sw.nokia.com/rdfq/RDFQ.html
[2] file://localhost/home/eric/WWW/2001/11/13-RDF-Query-Rules/Overview.html#RDFQ
[3] http://www.w3.org/2000/03/29-XML-protocol-matrix
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