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Re: Draft Response to ED-1

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 16:56:56 +0000
Message-ID: <4B758858.7070305@talis.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>


On 12/02/2010 4:08 PM, Steve Harris wrote:
> 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?

I haven't understood all the details but it seems to produce result with 
multiple groupings per row which could either be hard or not possible in 
that exact form.

Could we point to Eric's design?

	Andy
>
> - 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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