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Re: rq25.xml String functions definitions - first shot (ACTION-350)

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:11:26 +0000
Message-ID: <4D10B58E.4090901@epimorphics.com>
To: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>

On 20/12/10 18:37, Axel Polleres wrote:
> 3) also in relation to starts() and ends(), doesn't "starts" end "ends" sound a bit like
>    the arguments should be reversed as opposed to "starts-with", "ends-with"
>    (however, that'd make the definitions differ significantly from fn:starts-with/fn:ends-with which we probably don't want...)
>    Could we use "startsWith" "endsWith" instead (aware that capitalisation doesn't matter)?
>    Using "str" in a string function to be clear is also a possibility:
>    I.e. the following alternatives
>      strStarts, strEnds
>      startsWith, endsWith
>     Anyways, I am fine with leaving it as is and I think the WG decision was
>     names as suggested as the editor input. Just wanted to have asked...Opinions/comments welcome.

My preference is

strStarts > startsWith > starts

Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2010 14:12:09 UTC

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