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Re: SPARQL 1.1 Update

From: Richard Newman <rnewman@twinql.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:48:14 -0800
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <608711D1-80A3-495F-869A-F85A4FAC4F19@twinql.com>
To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
>> While my question was for clarification, not an action, just today a
>> customer asked "how can I find out how many triples were deleted by  
>> this API
>> call?".
>> Without saying either way that the spec should mandate a particular
>> response, I think it's very likely that customers will ask for, and
>> implementations will provide, a useful response to an Update request.
> While I can definitely see the use here, I'd push very hard to make
> responses like this OPTIONAL. It would be a cost on our system, though
> I can't comment on others.

Absolutely -- I realize re-reading that my message seemed like "I  
wasn't proposing an action, but now I am", but I actually intended  
nothing more than a note. I was simply remarking on the coincidence  
and the nature of customers :)
Received on Friday, 15 January 2010 02:48:43 UTC

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