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Re: mapping from Turtle grammar to RDF graph

From: Peter Frederick Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 11:16:39 -0500
Message-ID: <20100202.111639.963628741926527398.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: <dave@dajobe.org>
CC: <eric@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
I'm interested in getting a firm mapping from Turtle to RDF graphs, so
I'm willing to put some of my (mythical) spare time into it.  :-)

peter

PS: I first used standard English parsing for triple production rules
and was first wondering how to come up with triples of production rules
and then what production rules had to do with RDF triples.  It took a
while to get that what was meant was triple-production rules.


From: Dave Beckett <dave@dajobe.org>
Subject: Re: mapping from Turtle grammar to RDF graph
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 09:54:09 -0600

> Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
>> Peter, all, anyone interested in debugging a mapping from a turtle
>> grammar to triple production rules?
>>   http://www.w3.org/2010/01/31-Turtle#⋈

>> 
>> I still need to stick encoding issues in there (like \"),
>> but this should serve as a start.
> 
> I'm interested and it seems the right direction but I'm finding this a
> little hard to understand.  I'd hope that we can get out a strong
> mapping (like this) which is sufficiently formal that it addresses the
> concerns Peter raised in 2008 [1]
> 
> It also might be worth starting to consider whether to align the terminals
> (qnames) more with sparql first.
> 
> Dave
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2008Jan/0128.html

> via my Turtle issue list
> http://github.com/dajobe/turtle/blob/master/ISSUES.md

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