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Re: PS-15: Regular Expression Comparison of URIs

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 23:41:40 -0500
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040323044140.GE26681@w3.org>

While the content selection/site description communities may not need
all of regular expressions, historically, they have made use of
substrings ala $uri =~ m/http:\/\/playboy\.com\/pictures.*/

On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 08:51:37AM +0200, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> 
> 
> A client wishes to discover resources which are denoted by
> URIs which match a particular regular expression and obtain
> descriptions of those resources.
> 
> The client is aware of a source of knowledge from
> which such resources might be discovered.
> 
> Following the DAWG recommendation, the client formulates a
> query which describes one or more example templates which
> reflect the desired characteristics and submits the query
> to the knowledge source.
> 
> The knowledge source returns a set of zero or more
> resource descriptions, each description describing a
> resource which matched an example template.
> 
> --
> 
> Patrick Stickler
> Nokia, Finland
> patrick.stickler@nokia.com

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