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Re: The theoreticians got rid of the OrderedMerge

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 15:50:08 +0000
Message-ID: <43D79E30.6050502@hp.com>
To: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
CC: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>

Basic editing done based on this text.

(I still need to go through sections earlier than 2.5 to check consistency and 
  some of Pat's editorial comments).


Enrico Franconi wrote:
> [we have done our homework to make the crowd happy]
> To Andy:
> We have a satisfactory set of definitions that do use the union and  
> don't use the OrderedMerge.
> Pat's proposal was unsatisfactory (is not upward compatible), but the  
> following is upward compatible, and it is just a minor (but crucial!)  
> rewording wrt Pat's proposal.
> This requires only a minimal rewording wrt rq23 1.613 as follows:
> a) Delete the definition of OrderedMerge :-)
> b) This is the new definition for basic graph pattern matching:
> Definition:  Basic Graph Pattern
> A Basic Graph Pattern is a set of Triple Patterns.
> Given an entailment regime E, a basic graph pattern BGP, and RDF  
> graph G, with scoping graph G', then BGP E-matches with pattern  
> solution S on graph G with respect to scoping set B if:
>      * (G' Union S(BGP')) is a well-formed RDF graph for E-entailment
>      * G E-entails (G' Union S(BGP'))
>      * The identifiers introduced by S all occur in B
>      * BGP' is an RDF Graph that is graph-equivalent to BGP
>      * G' and BGP' do not share any bnode name
> c) Delete:
> "If the scoping graph G' is such that it does not share blank nodes  
> with basic graph pattern, then the above definition can be simplified  
> to use a graph union instead of an ordered merge."
> d) Delete all the @@**
> e) the rest remains the same as in rq23 1.613
> Now we have exactly what Pat is asking for, and FUB is happy as well.
> --e.
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