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Re: Go ahead with pub

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 13:11:13 +0100
Message-ID: <452101E1.4060806@hp.com>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>

Thanks for the pointers:

Bijan Parsia wrote:
> Hmm. I had a few better queries (and gave up on Google; for some  
> reason google horribly sucks at querying the W3C mail archives; mebbe  
> need to filter the scope to the w3c site):

Too true :-(

> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/0271
> Some stuff around here:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/0221
> Also, it's important that scoping set dorking is not sufficient as seen:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/ 
> 0195.html
> (i.e., you have to constraint the queries to, e.g., avoid variables  
> in certain positions and patterns)
> Hmm. this might be closer:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/ 
> 0190.html
> And here, but it's just a clue:
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/ 
> 0198.html

The "FWIW" here seems to be a different aspect and one we seem to have not 
pushed on.

> """If we say that bindings must be to terms in some restricted set, and
> don't allow that set to have too many bnodeIDs in it, then ?x might
> fail to have a binding when _:x was true, according to Sergio. This
> is the argument that he used against the proposal to treat pattern
> bnodes as blank variables."""
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/0210.html
> """Sergio pointed out that SELECT doesn't necessarily indicate
> distinguishedness. That is, on some folks understanding, *ALL* query
> variables are distinguished all the time, but only sometimes projected
> (which is what the listing of vars in the SELECT clause means on this
> reading)."""
> Aha!
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg/2006JanMar/0301

That one is very helpful in capturing the state of thinking.


> Though the text seems a little buggy in places (e.g., the example)
> This is the closest I get for now. If someone else wants to search  
> further from here, then yay.
> Cheers,
> Bijan.
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