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Re: Editorial thread for BGP matching

From: Enrico Franconi <franconi@inf.unibz.it>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 18:58:20 +0100
Message-Id: <C5014B47-C906-4572-B2AF-AC1284100E13@inf.unibz.it>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@hp.com>

On 25 Jan 2006, at 18:55, Enrico Franconi wrote:

> On 25 Jan 2006, at 18:41, Seaborne, Andy wrote:
>> Enrico Franconi wrote:
>>> Another proposed simplification:
>>> Currently:
>>> Definition:  Scoping Set
>>> A Scoping Set B is a set of RDF terms formed by the combination of:
>>>      * all URIs
>>>      * blank node names
>>> This could just be:
>>> A Scoping Set is an arbitrary subset of the RDF terms.
>> I thought the point was that it is always all IRIs (oops s/URI/ 
>> IRI) and some set of blank nodes (but not all of them).  That then  
>> ties to "The identifiers introduced by S all occur in B." in the  
>> BGP matching defn.
> Well, yes, you are right.

More precisely: in sparql we have all the B includes only the bnodes  
in G'; then, we have to leave room for future extensions. For  
example, for OWL data queries, B does not include any bnode; and  
there is an understanding of RDF entailment where you may want to  
have all bnodes in B.

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