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Re: + for fn:concat

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:12:06 -0400
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2D036D98-5967-49B8-8D9B-95B3EE19EE22@evilfunhouse.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On Sep 28, 2010, at 2:02 PM, Andy Seaborne wrote:

> In the draft response to a comment:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/CommentResponse:PA-1
> 
> [[
> Also, note that the actual syntax may still change, in fact, the group is discussing whether to take your proposal on board to allow '+' as a shortcut notation for string concatenation (fn:concat).
> ]]

I've never liked the idea of using + for string concatenation. It never seemed to square with my intuition, stemming from numeric addition, that + should be commutative.

.greg
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 18:12:36 GMT

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