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Re: Removing triples from a store?

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 13:40:08 +0200
Cc: W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
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To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>

On Jun 4, 2010, at 13:30 , Toby Inkster wrote:

> On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 10:36 +0200, Ivan Herman wrote:
>> There is currently no method to remove a triple from a store. I wonder
>> whether there are reasons to add this facility...
> Right now, I suppose the workaround would be to create a new store,
> iterate through the old store, adding each triple to the new one except
> for those you wanted to remove, and then replace any references to the
> old store with references to the new store. That's not an especially
> nice solution though.

That is a typical British understatement:-)

To be fair, I still have to have a clear use case when one wants that. At least for browser-style Web applications even the triple adding is really really important for parsers, I guess...


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