W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-rdf-wg@w3.org > May 2012

Re: Turtle and predicate object lists.

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 12:56:22 +0100
Cc: Alex Hall <alexhall@revelytix.com>, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>, RDF-WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8E2E5AB2-DBD0-4B3F-9B19-FC4A0F3D1B4D@garlik.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On 2012-05-15, at 11:18, Andy Seaborne wrote:

>> This is ISSUE-19 (http://www.w3.org/2011/rdf-wg/track/issues/19) and was
>> discussed some on the mailing list 13 months (!) ago and subsequently
>> closed as a duplicate of ISSUE-1. If memory serves, there was some
>> pushback at the time on allowing it in Turtle but that might have been
>> overridden by SPARQL alignment concerns.
>> 
>> Alex
>> 
> 
> For the record, there is another difference which is the SPARQL form:
> 
> { ( "abc" ?x "def" ) . }
> 
> and the list must be non-empty -- { () } is not allowed
> 
> This is obscure, and takes a few moments to work out what it matches (hint: not lists of length 3).
> 
> IMO: The best choice here is change SPARQL.  It's not exactly a feature for anything other than corner case syntax test cases.

+1

- Steve

-- 
Steve Harris, CTO
Garlik, a part of Experian
1-3 Halford Road, Richmond, TW10 6AW, UK
+44 20 8439 8203  http://www.garlik.com/
Registered in England and Wales 653331 VAT # 887 1335 93
Registered office: Landmark House, Experian Way, Nottingham, Notts, NG80 1ZZ
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:56:57 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 16:25:49 GMT