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Re: SPIN prospects

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:29:23 +0000
Message-ID: <51091223.3000600@ninebynine.org>
To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org
On 30/01/2013 08:47, Dave Reynolds wrote:
> Personally I make heavy use of SPARQL as it is, including templating (both
> syntactic and injecting bindings into a query execution), quite happily without
> the need for SPIN. When I store SPARQL queries embedded in RDF I find a simpler
> embedding works just fine.

FWIW, I do similarly, and haven't felt drawn to using SPIN.


> On 30/01/13 03:45, Paul Tyson wrote:
>> Does anyone know if the SPIN submission [1] is likely to get any further
>> attention and possibly move onto a standards track?
>> The W3 acknowledgement [2] indicated it might be taken up by the RIF
>> working group.
>> Before I recently found SPIN, I was about to implement some of
>> capabilities independently, since my use of SPARQL requires templating,
>> constraint definition, API documentation, and rule interoperability.
>> Quite by accident I saw a reference to SPIN and realized it would meet
>> many of my needs. I'm wondering how others have gotten very far with
>> SPARQL without using something like SPIN, and if the further development
>> of SPIN towards a W3C recommendation would advance the use of SPARQL.
>> Regards,
>> --Paul
>> [1] SPARQL Inferencing Notation, http://www.w3.org/Submission/2011/02/
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/Submission/2011/02/Comment/
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