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Re: PS-15: Regular Expression Comparison of URIs

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:27:38 +0200
Message-Id: <8FCF7786-7C9B-11D8-9476-000A95EAFCEA@nokia.com>
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
To: "ext Eric Prud'hommeaux" <eric@w3.org>


On Mar 23, 2004, at 06:41, ext Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:

>
>
> 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.*/

I'm sorry, but I don't understand the significance of this comment. Are
you saying regular expression comparison is a bad thing because some
folks might do bad things with it? Or are you saying it's a good thing
because it allows folks to do things they already do and find useful?

Patrick


>
> 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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Patrick Stickler
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