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Re: Grammar for DAWG query language

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 12:02:05 +0100
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040924110205.GC11526@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 11:43:19 +0100, Dave Beckett wrote:
> I think I guess this is time to propose an alternative since the
> abutting of SOURCE ?src near a triple isn't working as far as clarity
> goes.  This is because that in 
>    SOURCE ?src (?x ?y ?z)
> users are unsure if SOURCE ?src is part of the () following or
> previous.  One simple approach is to move the term in the triple:
> 
>    (?x ?y ?z SOURCE ?src)

I quite like that form, its clear what SOURCE refers too.
 
>     which could be used like
>        (?x ?y ?z)->foo:bar(1)
> 
>     where 'source' is a standard name.

This uses a bit too much line-noise for my tastes.

- Steve
Received on Friday, 24 September 2004 11:02:13 GMT

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