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Re: FILTER in abbreviated delete

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 17:31:42 -0500
Message-ID: <4B47B24E.6070702@thefigtrees.net>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Steve Harris wrote:
> 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.

I agree with this.

Lee

> - Steve
> 
Received on Friday, 8 January 2010 22:32:22 GMT

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