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Re: [Fwd: FROM keyword unnecessary?]

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 10:15:42 +0100
To: "'RDF Data Access Working Group'" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040930091542.GF22036@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 03:54:32PM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
> Umm... when you forward these, ideally, I'd like to
> see a proposed reply... or at least some thoughts
> of your own on the matter. The raw bits are already
> available to the WG, just a few clicks from the WG
> homepage.
> 
> Are you persuaded to remove FROM by his comments?
> 
> Based on my implementation experience, I think I wouldn't
> miss it, but I haven't thought it thru carefully.

I've never supported it in RDQL, it doesnt fit with my model of the
function of an RDF store, so I just ignore it. Model selection is done by
addressing the query to a specific database* (ODBC-like) or URL (over HTTP).

So, I wouldn't miss it.

- Steve

* rdfbase? graphbase?
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