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Re: SPARQL Update feature

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 15:02:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4C3C7212.2060407@talis.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>


On 13/07/2010 2:54 PM, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 2010-07-13, at 14:33, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>
> [snip]
>
>>>>>>>   Hence, DROP ALL will DROP all graphs, and the system MUST re-create the default one (as an empty graph).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   That would lead to
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   DROP [ SILENT ] GRAPH<uri>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   =>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   DROP [ SILENT ] (GRAPH (<uri>    | DEFAULT) | ALL)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   (and DROP GRAPH DEFAULT == CLEAR GRAPH DEFAULT with the previous auto. default-graph creation feature)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   Makes sense ?
>>>>>
>>>>>   I don't have an opinion whether DROPping the default should be allowed but if it is, meaning "clear" by implicit restoration is OK.
>>> Ok - so based on that and your previous comments re. GRAPH DEFAULT, that could be
>>>
>>> DROP [ SILENT ] (GRAPH<uri>   | DEFAULT | ALL)
>>>
>>> and
>>>
>>> CLEAR [ SILENT ] (GRAPH<uri>   | DEFAULT | ALL)
>>
>> SILENT?  Isn't that only DROP and CREATE?
>
> DROP GRAPH<a>
> DROP GRAPH<a>
>
> gives one or two errors, but
>
> DROP SILENT GRAPH<a>
> DROP SILENT GRAPH<a>

The grammar suggestion has

CLEAR SILENT GRAPH <a>

My question is how can CLEAR be silent (or not silent).

Is it CLEAR SILENT <a> for non-existent <a>?

	Andy
>
> gives none. At least if it follows the SQL defn. of SILENT.
>
> - Steve
>
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