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Re: INSERT GRAPH base URI question

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 19:11:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4E5A84EA.9040009@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org


On 19/08/11 23:16, Axel Polleres wrote:
>
> On 19 Aug 2011, at 09:58, Steve Harris wrote:
>
>> What is
>>
>> BASE<http://example.com/bar>
>> INSERT DATA {
>>   GRAPH<http://example.com/foo>  {
>>     <>  a<Thing>  .
>>   }
>> }
>>
>> supposed to insert?
>>
>> I would expect
>>
>>   <http://example.com/foo>  a<http://example.com/Thing>  .
>>
>> but I don't see anything in the spec that justifies that, or anything in the test cases, though I could easily have missed it.
>>
>> The alternative would be
>>
>>   <http://example.com/bar>  a<http://example.com/Thing>  .
>>
>> Which I think is what I'd get to from following the spec to the letter.
>
> I would also have supposed that the latter is what the spec would suggest.


I believe <http://example.com/bar> is correct.

There is nothing special about <> -- it's just that "base" and 
"document" are often the same.  They just aren't here.

This may help: adds and used a prefix:

http://www.sparql.org/update-validator?update=BASE+%3Chttp%3A%2F%2Fexample.com%2Fbar%3E%0D%0APREFIX+x%3A+%3Chttp%3A%2F%2Fexample.com%2F%3E%0D%0AINSERT+DATA+{%0D%0A++GRAPH+%3Chttp%3A%2F%2Fexample.com%2Ffoo%3E+{%0D%0A++++%3C%3E+a+%3CThing%3E+.%0D%0A++}%0D%0A}%0D%0A&languageSyntax=SPARQL&linenumbers=true

     Andy

>
> Axel
>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>    Steve
>>
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