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Re: SPARQL syntax proposals

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 10:48:58 -0500
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050308154858.GB26553@monkeyfist.com>

On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 02:50:47PM +0000, Steve Harris wrote:
> 
> 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.

+.5 "regex", +1 "match", -2 "regexp". FWIW.

Kendall
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