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RE: features that won't be on the survey

From: Seaborne, Andy <andy.seaborne@hp.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:44:24 +0000
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B6CF1054FDC8B845BF93A6645D19BEA362D0573026@GVW1118EXC.americas.hpqcorp.net>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-rdf-dawg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-rdf-dawg-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Lee Feigenbaum
> Sent: 17 April 2009 22:47
> To: SPARQL Working Group
> Subject: features that won't be on the survey
> 
> Here are the features that I am proposing to _exclude_ from the survey
> (and the associated reasons). Please speak up if you'd like any of them
> to be included.
> 
> Query by reference		0 / 9 / 7 straw poll
> path lengths & path variables	1 / 6 / 10 straw poll
> return format			1 / 6 / 6 straw poll
> xproc				0 / 0 / 13 straw poll
> xml literal results		1 / 5 / 6 straw poll
> RDF serialization for SPARQL	no apparent WG support
> constructing containers & collections	no apparent WG support
> JavaScript functions		apparent WG consensus is "too early"
> 
> There are some others that have not been discussed on telecons OR
> mailing list. My gut is that many of these probably do not have
> significant energy for WG standardization. If you are interested in
> seeing any of these appear on the survey, please start a thread on the
> mailing list about them. (Consider these "at risk" for appearing on the
> survey. :-) )
> 
> cost model interface
> cursors
> one-of group pattern
> timeout and resource constraints
> 
> The following will not be on the survey because they are special cases
> of other features, and should be decided later (if the other features
> are worked on):
> 
> sample aggregate 		(special case of aggregate functions)
> creating iris and literals	(special case of function library, and
> 				 scalar expressions in construct or
> 				 assignment)
> 
> 
> Comments, complaints, compliments, please. :-)

Looks like a good plan.  We are constrained by time and charter to only some of all the good ideas that have been presented (a the pity, with my techie hat on).

	Andy

> 
> good weekend, all,
> Lee

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