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Re: [JavaScriptFunctions] any WG implementations / advocacy?

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 12:45:29 -0400
Message-Id: <5E1412B5-4A75-49A2-B151-CAF127EBE335@evilfunhouse.com>
To: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On Mar 25, 2009, at 6:21 PM, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:

> I think this is pretty cool, myself, but it also seems very new, a  
> very high burden for implementors, and potentially fraught with  
> security concerns that I haven't thought of yet.
> I'd like to know if there are any other implementations of this  
> feature (which, to generalize a bit, I'd call a mechanism for  
> interoperably resolving unknown SPARQL functions) and also if there  
> are any Working Group members who care to advocate in favor of the  
> group producing a specification for this feature.

I did one of the first implementations of this and presented it at the  
scripting for semantic web workshop in 2007[1]. The code may have  
suffered from bit rot at this point (getting the JS interpreter  
installed and linked to my code was non-trivial and maintaining it  
took a back seat to other issues). I still really like the idea, but  
agree with most of what's already been said regarding it being well  
beyond a 1.1 feature and difficult to spec properly.


[1] http://ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-248/paper7.pdf
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