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Re: [TF-PP] Minor comments on the current document

From: Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 12:46:30 +0000
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8A5CA777-491C-440A-9697-B55F3A166447@deri.org>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>

On 24 Nov 2009, at 12:31, Ivan Herman wrote:

> 
> 
> Alexandre Passant wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I think I missed the original announcement regarding the availability of the document in SVN, but here are some late and minor comments about it.
>> 
>> - Shouldn't it generally use the term "inverse" instead of "reverse" ? Seems more coherent with the current terminology 
>> 
> 
> +1
> 
>> - In the first table, I'd suggest, "Name of people one "foaf:knows" step away" rather that 'one "knows" steps away'
>> 
>> - Last example of 4.1: must we read
>> 
>>  ?x foaf:knows/^foaf:knows ?x .  (i.e. foaf:knows followed by an inverse foaf:knows)
>> 
>> instead of 
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>>  ?x foaf:knows^foaf:knows ?x .  
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> the table at the beginning of section 2 includes a row:
> 
> elt1 ^ elt2 	Shorthand for elt1 / ^elt2, that is elt1 followed by
> 		reverse elt2.
> 
> Ie, this looks like a shorthand. That being said, I must admit I was
> also misled by the example and I begin to question whether having such a
> shorthand is wise/useful...

Thanks, I missed that one.
Yet, I find it a bit confusing.

Alex.


> 
> Ivan
> 
>> ?
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>> - Should we also mention that PP does not provide new features to SPARQL per se, but a simpler way to write query involving paths.
>> 
>> Best,
>> 
>> Alex.
>> 
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>> Dr. Alexandre Passant
>> Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> National University of Ireland, Galway
>> :me owl:sameAs <http://apassant.net/alex> .
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