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Re: Review. Error - Section 9.3 Missing BASE?

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 14:51:09 +0100
Message-ID: <42AD8F4D.7020206@hp.com>
To: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: DAWG public list <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>



Steve Harris wrote:
> Review of http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/DataAccess/rq23/ v1.379
> 
> 9.3 has
> 
> PREFIX foaf: <http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/>
> PREFIX dc: <http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/>
> 
> SELECT ?who ?g ?mbox
> FROM <dft.ttl>
> FROM NAMED <http://example.org/alice>
> FROM NAMED <http://example.org/bob>
> WHERE
> {
>    ?g dc:publisher ?who .
>    GRAPH ?g { ?x foaf:mbox ?mbox }
> }
> 
> How is <dft.ttl> intended to be interpreted? Is there an implicit BASE if
> none is given? If so it should be stated in 2.1 or if its a special case,
> in 9.3.
> 
> - Steve
> 

BASE is not necessary - the parser/query processor can produce it from the 
document read.  I have said that BASE may explicit declare the base IRI.

I have made an absolute IRI for the FROM.

	Andy
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