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Re: SPARQL syntax proposals

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 16:30:21 +0000
Message-ID: <4231C79D.6070403@hp.com>
To: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>, public-rdf-dawg@w3.org

Dave Beckett wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 16:51 -0500, Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> 
> <snip lots>
> 
>>The promised the regexp syntax:
>>
>>regexp(?x , "regexp"[, "flags"])
> 
> 
> Please, use regex - regexp is unpronouncable.
> 
> Also regex is the perl, python and java name for these things.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
> 

Google gives hit counts of:

1,820,000 for regex
1,720,000 for regexp

390,000 for regex java
273,000 for regexp java

355,000 for regex perl
306,000 for regexp perl

207,000 for regex python
160,000 for regexp python

  79,100 for regex c#
  22,200 for regexp c#

111,000 for regex ruby
147,000 for regexp ruby

907,000 for regex c
470,000 for regexp c

  52,500 for regex vb.net
   7,690 for regexp vb.net

183,000 for mysql regex
185,000 for mysql regexp

So regex comes out higher except for mysql & ruby but it isn't completely 
overwhelming.

	Andy
Received on Friday, 11 March 2005 16:30:33 GMT

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