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Re: Use case: AFS-1: "Find the resource for the person called 'John S mith'"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 09:02:07 -0600
To: Janne Saarela <janne.saarela@profium.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1079017327.21446.33185.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 08:30, Janne Saarela wrote:
> Very good starting point. Formally may I suggest
> we could use logic programming notation such
> 
> (X, FN:name, "John Smith")

Umm... why? Is that a notation we expect our audience to
use when making their feature requests?

> The evaluation result would then be either bindings
> for X or if closure is a requirement, we would return
> all triples with X bound to a different value.
> 
> I would like to see closure implemented with the query
> language in order to enable refined queries over
> the result graph.

Can you motivate this feature with a use case? i.e.
a plausible story from real life?

> 
> Let me post another email about inference.
> 
> Janne
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