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Re: dataset protocol & service description

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 12:00:21 +0000
Message-ID: <4D7E0355.7040705@epimorphics.com>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 14/03/11 06:03, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
> In the wake of our discussion last week, the lack of subsequent
> discussion, and our time and experience constraints, I plan to propose
> on Tuesday that the SPARQL 1.1 service description cover the SPARQL
> Protocol _only_, and that it not discuss graph stores or the dataset
> protocol at all. Specifically:
> PROPOSED: The SPARQL 1.1 Service Description describes endpoints that
> implement the SPARQL 1.1 Protocol; it does not describe URIs that
> respond to the SPARQL 1.1 RDF Dataset HTTP Protocol.

+1 : This looks to be the best way forward.

It also avoids any interactions from future RDF-WG graphs work that 
might affect the right thing to return from a dataset protocol URI 
(description or content).


> Please consider this email a "last call" on this topic -- if you have an
> alternative proposal, now would be a good time to share it.
> Even if we do resolve this, we probably need to clarify the relationship
> between Graph Stores and Datasets more, as Chime pointed out last week.
> Lee
Received on Monday, 14 March 2011 12:01:05 UTC

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