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Re: Remaining Open Issues in Turtle

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 10:34:14 -0400
To: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>
Cc: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, RDF-WG WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1337092454.3256.334.camel@waldron>
On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 06:49 -0700, Gavin Carothers wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 6:22 AM, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-05-15 at 14:08 +0100, Richard Cyganiak wrote:
> >> On 15 May 2012, at 13:30, Sandro Hawke wrote:
> >> >> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name> wrote:
> >> >>> 1.1) Change the allowed prefix keyword to include PREFIX (case
> >> >>> insensitive) in addition to @prefix (ISSUE-89)
> >> >>>
> >> >>> 1.2) Change the allowed base keyword to include BASE (case
> >> >>> insensitive) in addition to @base (ISSUE-89)
> >> >>>
> >> >>> 1.3) Remove required trailing period from directives (ISSUE-89)
> >> >>
> >> >> -1
> >> >>
> >> >> SPARQL is not Turtle.
> >> >
> >> > But we did resolve to align them, agreeing, "they should be the same
> >> > except for well-motivated (and small) exceptions."
> >>
> >> The resolution wast that the *triple pattern syntax* should be the same:
> >
> > True.
> >
> > My point about Trig still holds.  If Trig follows the spirit of this
> > resolution, aligning its statements with SPARQL's "triples pattern
> > language" then we have keywords: @prefix, @base, and graph.
> 
> TriG never had a keyword for GRAPH at all

Yes, I know that.

>  and doesn't need one. 

That's debatable.   Why is it Turtle should be aligned with the SPARQL
"triples pattern language", but Trig should not be?   To be aligned, it
would have to use the GRAPH keyword.

    -- Sandro

> Simply
> positional, <graph> { <s> <p> <o> }.
> 
> Please see http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/TriG/ and
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/rdf/raw-file/default/trig/index.html
>
> >
> > Is that what you want?
> >
> >> This shouldn't be understood to include BASE and PREFIX, I think.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> Richard
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> 
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