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Re: FEATURE: SPARQLX

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:41:51 +0100
Message-Id: <5B4EF640-D2E0-4A9C-8586-1D75DDAB0EA9@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "'RDF Data Access Working Group'" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
To: "Orri Erling" <erling@xs4all.nl>
On 31 Mar 2009, at 12:30, Orri Erling wrote:
[snip]
> Hi
>
> The SPARQLX syntax seems preferable, it is just a transliteration  
> of a parse
> tree.  It can do the nesting that occurs in expressions and the  
> like without
> blank nodes, can keep arguments of functions in order without numbered
> predicates or RDF lists and so on.  Plus XSLT  applies.
>
> Since this is really straightforward once there is a final syntax,  
> this can
> be a best practice and whoever needs it can make an XSLT sheet  
> generating
> SPARQL.  This does not per se have to  be in the rec.  It can be a non
> normative reference in it and the whole syntax can be expressed in  
> some
> other document.

The main thing is to provide a Schema and a Namspace. The Schema  
should provide useful types so that one can construct schema aware  
queries.

I'm happy with this being in a separate document. Is there any  
problem making it a rec track document?

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 2009 11:38:06 GMT

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