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Re: saddle?

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 17:00:52 +0100
Message-ID: <4469F734.7070506@hp.com>
To: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Cc: dawg mailing list <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>



Kendall Clark wrote:
> 
> Folks,
> 
> I've had two separate queries in the past few days about SADDLE. So, I 
> have two questions:
> 
> 1. does anyone have a copy of any of that work? I fear it only exists in 
> CVS somewhere, as an old revision of the editor's draft of the protocol 
> spec. I'll be trawling through that looking for bits, but if someone has 
> something else ready-to-hand, that would be great.
> 
> As I recall the majority of the work done on this was done at the Boston 
> F2F. Maybe someone has some notes from that?
> 
> 2. is there any interest in restarting work on SADDLE sooner rather than 
> later, on the assumption that 2 recent queries probably may be the tip 
> of an iceberg -- okay, probably not iceberg, but if 2 people asked, I 
> assume lots of other people wondered and didn't ask.
> 
> Cheers,
> Kendall

A couple of data points:

http://esw.w3.org/topic/SparqlEndpointDescription

and there is a student (Bastian Quilitz) here working on the problem from 
the point of view of information needed to federate queries.  That work 
looks promising although it's evolving nature may also be a sign that the 
problem space is not completely scoped out yet.  Problem definition woudl 
seem to be a possible next step (XG? IG? ad hoc on the ESW wiki?)

	Andy
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