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Re: comment on A.7 "Grammar"

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 07:55:03 +0100
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On 10 Jun 2006, at 20:35, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
>> Strictly speaking, commas may be unnecessary since SELECT ?a ?b + ?c
>> can be parsed.
>
> Unbracketed expressions would need commas to know when they end and  
> a new one start.  Given we are in CR, mandatory commas would be a  
> significant change.

Is that a huge setback? I'm not sure of the process implications.

Given that the commas-in-triple-patterns consistency problem is gone  
is seems a bit unfortunate to stick with a decision that results from  
that.

> I hope I've shown that expressions in SELECT are possible.

You have, but not that it's particularly pleasant syntax.

- Steve
Received on Sunday, 11 June 2006 06:55:15 GMT

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