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Re: Updated SPARQL Query Results XML Format draft

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 15:07:25 +0100
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050713140725.GG32643@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 02:59:45 +0100, Dave Beckett wrote:
> However, I've also noticed a couple of items in Red Ink that still need
> thinking about:
> 
> 1. How/if to record duplicates in results. (Section 2.3.3)
> 
> When ORDER BY is given, the result format may record index="1",
> index="2" on the <result> element.  (Side issue - "may" or "should" do
> this?)

I dont see the point to this really, but how does it interact with OFFSET?
Shouldn't the count start from OFFSET + 1?
 
> However when there are duplicates should it generate indexes 1, 2, 2, 3
> where items #2 and #3 are duplicates?  (A query with ORDER BY but no
> SELECT DISTINCT).

Strong "no" from me. Any numbering should be monotonic.

- Steve 
Received on Wednesday, 13 July 2005 14:07:50 GMT

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