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Re: Draft Response to ED-1

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 16:08:04 +0000
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
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To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
I believe that it's equivalent to Eric's proposal, which was on the  
table for a while, but I admit I didn't dig into it too far.

Your right that it allows you to do the same thing with less bytes,  
but I don't think it offers additional features, does it?

- Steve

On 11 Feb 2010, at 14:05, Andy Seaborne wrote:

> I think we need to recognize that Emanuele's design is not just  
> about syntax and it allows for things that can't be done in SPARQL  
> 1.1 without duplication of patterns (e.g. multiple aggregates over  
> the same pattern).
>
> While it's attractive to be able to do such thing, on balance, I  
> don't propose we address such functionality in this round.
>
> 	Andy
>
> On 11/02/2010 10:08, Steve Harris wrote:
>> c.f.
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2010Feb/0006.html
>>
>>
>> ---
>>
>> Emanuele,
>>
>> Thanks for your comment regarding the SPARQL 1.1 working draft syntax
>> for aggregate operations.
>>
>> The working group did consider an aggregate design similar to the one
>> you propose while discussing the various syntax options.
>>
>> However, the overall opinion of the group was that the familiarity of
>> the SQL-style aggregate operations was of a greater benefit than the
>> terseness of the syntax.
>>
>> - Steve Harris, on behalf of the SPARQL WG.
>>

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