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Re: CSV+ Direct Mapping candidate?

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:15:26 +0000
Cc: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>, public-csv-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <F5C6E2E3-8267-4792-8FB6-011C62D603CA@cyganiak.de>
To: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
On 26 Feb 2014, at 21:28, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:

> [Excerpted from the public-linked-json@w3.org list]
> On 02/26/2014 12:07 PM, Niklas Lindström wrote:
>> Have you looked at TARQL [1]? [ . . . ]
>> [1]: https://github.com/cygri/tarql
> Interesting!  It looks like a shortcut combination of an implied CSV Direct Mapping to RDF, followed by a SPARQL CONSTRUCT query to transform the native RDF model to the desired RDF model.  

Not quite. There is no implied CSV Direct Mapping to RDF triples.

Instead, the input CSV table is directly translated to a SPARQL solution set, which is also a table. The solution set can then be further manipulated using SPARQL filters, SPARQL bind, other SPARQL constructs, and then finally turned into a set of triples using a CONSTRUCT template.


> Maybe the implied CSV Direct Mapping convention that it uses should be considered as a candidate for a CSV+ Direct Mapping.
> David
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