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Re: requiring aliases for projected expressions (was: Re: Views on the outcomes of F2F)

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 07:29:42 +0000
Message-Id: <859D858E-E7B5-4C48-AEAB-2FC963E0286A@garlik.com>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>, RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 13 Nov 2009, at 04:49, Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net> wrote:

>> > **  Do expressions always need to be aliased to a named variable?
>> > Mild consensus that aliases should be required.
>> Disagree mildly.  Prefer to allow engine invent them.  For results- 
>> on-wire, must be a legal variable.  For API, who cares?
>
> Since all of the feelings here seem to be mild, I'd be happy to let  
> this be decided by straw poll or by editors. Does anyone feel  
> strongly one way or the other on this issue?

Not especially, but I'll note that it's easier to add this aspect next  
time if we discover users ask for it than remove it, if it turns out  
to be a train wreck.

- Steve
Received on Friday, 13 November 2009 07:29:07 GMT

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