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Re: Update concern

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 22:25:23 +0000
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AFAFEB04-3D16-4EA5-8174-38C82F6FA51D@garlik.com>
To: Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>
On 18 Jan 2010, at 20:10, Paul Gearon wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:49 PM, Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com 
> > wrote:
>> From what I can tell of section 4.1.3 of
>> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/docs/update-1.1/Overview.xml
>> ";" is being used to join operations in SPARQL Update.
>>
>> I fear that this will cause far too much confusion in people  
>> familiar with
>> SQL.
>>
>> Has there been some WG decision in this area? If so apologies, and  
>> I've
>> missed it in the minutes.
>
> Thanks Steve, I missed this.  I'll fix it now.

Great, there are two instances in 4.1.3.

> I was supposed to remove it, and just leave in the comment that we're
> still discussing the syntax to use to avoid ambiguity. (I prefer
> DELETE WHERE over semicolons, but I'll wait until I see some agreement
> before committing to it).

I don't fully understand the options, but I'm pretty sure that joining  
";"s would be my least favourite :)

- Steve

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