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Re: while we are rechartering.... (csv)

From: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 09:59:16 -0400
Message-ID: <4DE645B4.4010405@thefigtrees.net>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
We implement this in Anzo. It's very useful.

But, we don't have the bandwidth to produce a new recommendation. I 
can't in good conscience support this work at this time.


On 6/1/2011 9:32 AM, Sandro Hawke wrote:
> TimBL suggests we also add a SPARQL CSV Results Format.
> (comma-separated-values, RFC 4180).
> I think this is a good idea, probably worthwhile.  Particularly with
> government data, I see CSV is surprisingly popular.
> (The use case is: some people want to publish CSV data, because they
> have a consumer community who wants it.  Rather than write any code, if
> we do this, they can just construct a SPARQL query to provide the data,
> give people a long URL (including the query) for getting that data as
> CSV.  Or they could hide the long URL behind a short one, via a proxy of
> some sort.  I find this use case rather compelling.)
> Reactions?   like it, don't care, formally object, ...?
>      -- Sandro
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