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Re: Reflections on Update

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 14:50:54 +0100
Cc: "Seaborne, Andy" <andy.seaborne@hp.com>, Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
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To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
On 15 May 2009, at 16:53, Paul Gearon wrote:
>
>> A use case I have in mind is the ability to collect data from a  
>> number of places with an update script of
>>
>> LOAD <url1>
>> LOAD <url2>
>> LOAD <url3>
>> ...
>
> Certainly, and I support this. The difficulty I'm pointing out is the
> case where the data to be loaded is being held by the client (this
> forms the majority of our use cases).
>
> Even if these LOAD commands were not available, they could be
> simulated with (for the first url):
>
> INSERT { ?s ?p ?o } WHERE { GRAPH <url1> {?s ?p ?o} }

That assumes a meaning of GRAPH that the SPARQL spec as written  
doesn't explicitly sanction. It doesn't bad it either, but still.

- Steve

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