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Re: definition of "SPARQL Query", sharing between QL and protocol specs

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 19:58:49 -0400
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050509235849.GA28038@monkeyfist.com>

On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 02:03:15PM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:

> So the protocol spec should import the term "SPARQL query" from
> the QL spec; i.e. hypertext link directly to it. It's probably
> worth declaring a subtype of xs:string for it too.

I assume by subtype you mean a restriction; the only facet that seems
relevant is pattern, which only takes (afaict) a regex. I don't think
that will work here?

> "A SPARQL query is a sequence of characters that correspond
> to a sequence of tokens that is in the language
> defined by the grammar below."

I'll hyperlink directly to rq23 when it contains a definition that's
stable! :>

> The lexical details could be more explicit; we need to
> be clear how character sequences correspond to token
> sequences; perhaps what's there is clear enough.
> It might be nice to list all the tokens, or
> token types, for example.

I assume this is a comment for rq23?

Kendall Clark
Received on Monday, 9 May 2005 23:59:15 UTC

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