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Re: Update Syntax

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:42:34 -0400
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <85C01616-DE52-4B53-AF6C-236BE85356D7@evilfunhouse.com>
To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
On Apr 28, 2010, at 1:39 PM, Paul Gearon wrote:

> I know that a mandatory "WHERE" is inconsistent with SPARQL Query, but
> I've personally never seen a query in the wild without the WHERE
> keyword (I've seen them in examples in this forum, but nowhere else).
> Given the confusion above, plus the fact that we're already a little
> inconsistent with SPARQL Query (e.g. USING instead of FROM), then I
> think it's reasonable to require the word.

I know people who use the WHERE-less form of SELECT a lot, but I agree that it should be required in updated based on Steve's example.

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