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Re: Queriable End Point Descriptions

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 11:43:27 -0400
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4B855AE6-91C5-4920-A2CA-FBEACC9F4C0B@evilfunhouse.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
On Aug 11, 2009, at 11:33 AM, Steve Harris wrote:

> On 11 Aug 2009, at 16:22, Orri Erling wrote:
>> For example, a triple of the form <end-point-uri>  
>> sparql:hasVoidGraph <uri-of-void-graph> .  would indicate that  
>> specifying <uri-of-void-graph> as a graph of a query would give  
>> VOID content describing a graph available at this end point.
> That would also address the problem of multiple endpoints on one  
> store, as it allows the description to be explicit about what graph  
> should be queried. As long as the security model didn't present  
> different graph sets at different endpoints.
> One thing I don't like though is the VOID specificity, I'd like to  
> see any discovery mechanism be schema neutral.

My SD vocab proposal includes a datasetDescription property for just  
such neutral descriptions. I imagine it could be used along with a  
rdf:type statement on the pointed-to dataset in the SD so that you  
could sort out which was the VoiD description before going to retrieve  


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