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Re: Options on Property paths

From: Gregory Williams <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2012 18:21:18 -0400
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <418648C8-9767-4130-90A8-95D0BCD7ED4D@evilfunhouse.com>
To: "Polleres, Axel" <axel.polleres@siemens.com>
On Apr 1, 2012, at 4:32 PM, Polleres, Axel wrote:

> 7) Add ALL(path) only, and change default to DISTINCT(path)
>    - Requires a new last call
>    - May lead to formal objections within the working group?
>    - lock-in to non-counting semantics as default
>    + addresses commenters (for sure JP-4, who suggested this, not sure about JB-10, WM-1)
>    + more intuitive for common reachability use cases than option 3

I don't think having distinct semantics for all path operators is more intuitive for things like :p/:q. I think the intuitive understanding of / is the rewriting semantics we've got right now. Does anybody think otherwise?

thanks,
.greg
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