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Re: Update Syntax

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:05:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4BD878E3.1030806@thefigtrees.net>
To: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
CC: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 4/28/2010 1:42 PM, Gregory Williams wrote:
> 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.

I always use the WHERE-less form myself, but I'm happy to have it be 
required in DELETE & INSERT.

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