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Re: FILTER in abbreviated delete

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 22:01:33 +0000
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <44950BA6-32DA-4EE3-9323-C48D6B3C43BC@garlik.com>
To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
On 8 Jan 2010, at 16:29, Paul Gearon wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> SPARQL Update has a DELETE operation that looks something like:
>
>  DELETE { modify_template [ modify_template ]* }
>  [ WHERE GroupGraphPattern ]
>
> (I'm ignoring WITH since it's not important to this question).
>
> As a convenience, the WHERE clause is optional. If it is missing then
> the full modify_template is also treated as a WHERE clause. So this
> statement:
>  DELETE { modify_template }
>
> Is to be treated identically to:
>  DELETE { modify_template }
>  WHERE { modify_template }

I have a preference for not allowing FILTER, I think it's more  
straightforward if the modify_template is exactly the same in both  
sections.

- Steve

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