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Re: [TF-LIB] COALESCE is an unhelpful choice of name

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@clarkparsia.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 12:36:59 -0500
Message-ID: <1fc9c2ff0911130936q28cad988x3cc43038f85021cc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
Cc: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com> wrote:

> MELD? On the principle that it's a word that isn't likely to be used else
> where (unlike say 'merge').

A reason to not like GATHER is scatter-gather IO associations, though
these seem unlikely to be confusing.

MELD is good because it's shorter than GATHER. For my 2p, either is
better than COALESCE.

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