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Re: RDF 2.0 Wishlist - Legal RDF which I can't SPARQL

From: Mischa Tuffield <mischa.tuffield@garlik.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 01:28:31 +0100
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>, Paul Gearon <gearon@ieee.org>, Damian Steer <pldms@mac.com>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
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To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
On 30 Jul 2010, at 07:57, Ivan Herman wrote:

> 
> On Jul 29, 2010, at 19:59 , Mischa Tuffield wrote:
>> 
>> Am guessing I should have just emailed the SPARQL WG people, but I thought I would also flag this matter with the RDF 2.0 folks. 
>> 
> 
> Mischa, you did the right thing! The whole IRI/URI mess is on the radar screen for a possible new RDF work, and was also flagged as part of the Workshop output[1].

Oh wow, I must have missed that completely, thanks for the pointer. I fear backward compatibility issues arising from this endeavour, but do feel that it should be addressed at some point in time. 

> 
> B.t.w., and as a minor remark: We do not know whether this will lead to a RDF 2.0. Maybe only RDF 1.1 or RDF 1.01. Let us try to avoid turning the RDF 2.0 as a widely used meme, for many people 2.0 means a radical overhaul which I do not believe would happen now:-). I, diplomatically, refer to it as RDF Next for the time

RDF Next it is :)

> being...
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Cheers

Thanking you, 

Mischa

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> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/wiki/index.php?title=RDF_Core_Work_Items#RDF.2FXML_and_RDF_Concepts_Errata
> 
> 
>> Cheers, 
>> 
>> Mischa
>> 
>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> But then I realized that this uses a non-standard constructor for
>>>>> IRIs! I should raise this as a possible function for SPARQL 1.1.
>>>> 
>>>> I just realized that this *is* valid SPARQL 1.1. The documentation for
>>>> IRI() isn't defined everywhere yet (it has its own section, but
>>>> doesn't yet appear in the tables).
>>>> 
>>>> BTW, I'm not saying that this is the solution. (All those curly braces
>>>> give me the shivers). But it is *a* solution.  :-)
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Paul Gearon
>>>> 
>>> 
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