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Re: RDF constraint language (was Re: An alternative RDF)

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:30:08 -0700
Message-ID: <53BF3E20.1080803@gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
CC: Victor Porton <porton@narod.ru>, SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>

On 07/10/2014 04:00 AM, Phil Archer wrote:
> Just to jump in on this...
> On 10/07/2014 03:58, Juan Sequeda wrote:
> [..]
>> Are you looking for something like Integrity Constraints ala relational
>> world? If so, then RDF as-is is not the tool for you. I know that there are
>> some extensions that do support integrity constraints in RDF:
>> http://docs.stardog.com/icv/--
> We (W3C) are close to seeking member approval for a new WG that will define a
> standard for just such a constraint language. Nothing definite yet but hopes
> are high that the draft charter at
> http://www.w3.org/2014/rds/charter will be taken up. That document links to
> some member submissions that are helping to drive the conversation.
> The doc also includes a link to the mailing list where it's being discussed.
> Cheers
> Phil.

I may be missing something, but RDF Shapes doesn't appear to be targeted 
directly towards RDBMS Integrity Constraints.  It certainly doesn't have 
anything like primary key constraints, for example.

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