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Re: Options on SPARQL endpoint descriptions...

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 00:48:11 +0100
Message-Id: <5A70AC61-E71E-4EB0-8DA8-BD320C876F74@garlik.com>
To: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 11 Aug 2009, at 23:01, Axel Polleres wrote:

> Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>> This seems to me the same as Option 5 - this just means that the  
>> service
>> description data is queryable like any other data accessible by the
>> SPARQL engine.
>
> ok, wasn't entirely clear in which way, i.e. whether these should be  
> in the default graph (wouldn't make sense to me), in a named graph  
> (GRAPH, also limited sense only), or queryable by an explicit  
> dataset clause (FROM). the latter would be the only one that makes  
> sense to me, anyways.
>
> If we rule out Option 5 entirely, we have no defined way of querying  
> the service description directly over the very SPARQL endpoint, do  
> we want that? I feel somehow this could be useful, but don't really  
> have a strong opinion about it either. We could recommend some  
> variant of Option 5 on top of one of the others informally and  
> simply not enforce everybody to support it?

I don't think anyone's said it's not useful, it's just that there are  
a number of situations where it's very hard, or extremely kludgy to  
implement.

- Steve
Received on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 23:48:50 GMT

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