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Re: ACTION-480 completed: Review CSV document

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:49:33 +0100
Message-ID: <4E1C26BD.2000700@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org


On 12/07/11 11:43, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>       3 Encoding results of ASK Queries as CSV/TSV
>>
>>       The result of ASK queries as a CSV or TSV is either the single
>> string
>>       "true" or "false" followed by the end-of-line character. The
>> following
>>       sections explain how to encode the results table for a SELECT
>> query in CSV
>>       (Section 4) and TSV (Section 5).
>
> Steve and Greg have argued for requiring the header line in CSV files.
> The TSV format requires a header line.
>
> An ASK query of one word isn't compliant with th

(let's finish that ...)

An ASK query of one word isn't compliant with that, and can't be 
compliant with TSV.

So either:

1/ New mime type.  Seems a bit heavy.

2/ Invent a dummy legal framework: e.g. a variable called "answer"

CSV:
--------------
answer
true
--------------

TSV:
--------------
?answer
true
--------------
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