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Re: twinql Retrospective motivates DESCRIBE refinement?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 09:19:08 -0500
To: kendall@monkeyfist.com
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1127830748.6446.130.camel@dirk>

On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 10:09 -0400, Kendall Clark wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 09:04:06AM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > My question is the same in either case: did we consider this already?
> 
> Just so I'm clear: what's the "this" that yr asking whether we considered it?

The "twinql Retrospective", specifically the refinements to
DESCRIBE that it suggests.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2005Aug/0063

> I considered whether DESCRIBE was underspecified (intentionally) and whether
> we needed a way for client or server to ask or to say what it actually *did*
> in processing DESCRIBE.
> 
> I decided that, in lieu of a fully worked out design, leaving it
> underspecified so that people could get experience with different DESCRIBE
> behaviors was a good (or, at least, acceptable) thing and one that might
> lead naturally to something better in the next version.
> 
> > Does anybody think that it's new information that they would
> > like to use to change or reconsider the WG's decision?
> 
> I don't see any new information there.

OK, that's the sort of advice I'm after. Thanks.

> Cheers, 
> Kendall
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