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Re: [sub-select] Some examples and discussion

From: Ivan Mikhailov <imikhailov@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2009 18:37:43 +0600
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Cc: Chimezie Ogbuji <ogbujic@ccf.org>, "Seaborne, Andy" <andy.seaborne@hp.com>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1237034263.23273.13145.camel@octo.iv.dev.null>
Lee,

> """
> Although the community has expressed opinions on various types of 
> extensions to SPARQL, this Working Group is only chartered to make 
> additions that are expected to be widely used and can be shown to exist 
> in multiple, interoperable implementations. It is not the goal of this 
> working group to make a significant upgrade of the SPARQL language.
> """

OK, I've thought that "significant upgrade" is for rules, rdb2rdf,
merging with some 4GL and other things of same magnitude.


> I'm confident that whatever features we end up specifying we're going to 
> contribute some important advances to SPARQL and the broader Semantic 
> Web community, but I'm even more confident--based on what I've seen 
> since January 2008--that whatever 35 (or so) features we *do not* 
> specify will not lethally harm the adoption and utility of SPARQL. :-)

Well, OK. Let's eat the elephant one bite at a time.

Best Regards,

Ivan Mikhailov.
Received on Saturday, 14 March 2009 12:38:27 GMT

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