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Re: Bi-directional mapping (RDF2RDB)

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 14:52:07 +0000
To: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
CC: public-xg-rdb2rdf <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C58E6697.E7B%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Sören, All,

I do support this, yes, makes a lot of sense to me. However, rather than
referring to the (great but proprietary) work of HP I'd suggest to liaison
with the newly chartered DAWG [1].


[1] http://www.w3.org/2008/09/dawg-charter.html

Dr. Michael Hausenblas
DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
National University of Ireland, Lower Dangan,
Galway, Ireland, Europe
Tel. +353 91 495730

> From: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
> Organization: University of Leipzig
> Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 09:38:52 -0500
> To: public-xg-rdb2rdf <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>
> Subject: Bi-directional mapping (RDF2RDB)
> Resent-From: <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 14:39:41 +0000
> Hi all,
> as much as I remember we did so far only discuss the mapping from RDB to
> RDF. In certain settings it might, however, also make sense to be able
> to update the RDB using SPARUL [1]. This might of course be pretty
> difficult and not even possible in the general case. In the DB community
> there is quite some work about updateable views and some DBMS even
> support them - if our mapping would be able to distinguish between
> mappings which represent updateable views and those which don't we would
> get (partial) updateability for free.
> Maybe this is to much to be discussed now in the XG or to be added as a
> requirement to the recommendation (or shall we?) - but probably worth
> keeping in mind once a WG was chartered.
> Have a nice weekend everybody,
> Sören
> [1] http://jena.hpl.hp.com/~afs/SPARQL-Update.html
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