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Re: SPARQL syntax proposals

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 14:50:47 +0000
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
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On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 01:39:11 +0000, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> 
> Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> > The promised the regexp syntax:
> >
> > regexp(?x , "regexp"[, "flags"])
> 
> Just refining the details - briefly Googling, I found that "regexp" and 
> "regex" are both common.  Even in MySQL discussions, people write "regex" 
> when it's "REGEXP" so my conclusion is that choosing one is going to cause 
> confusion (and support).  There are more hits for "regex sql" than "regexp 
> sql"

I have a mild preference for REGEX as its easier to say.

- Steve
Received on Tuesday, 8 March 2005 14:50:50 GMT

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