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Re: comments on SHACL 3 March editors draft

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2016 08:22:19 -0800
To: Holger Knublauch <holger@topquadrant.com>, public-data-shapes-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <56DDAABB.80706@gmail.com>
On 03/06/2016 08:46 PM, Holger Knublauch wrote:

> On 7/03/2016 6:59, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

>> The output of the validation process may be just a YES/NO.
> This is not my understanding. I thought SHACL compliant engines must return
> the validation results as defined for each constraint type. Otherwise, they
> would only implement a part of the SHACL core, and compromise
> interchangeability of databases. My understanding is that fully compliant
> engines MAY return more results, but MUST at least return the results as
> specified.

So it is forbidden to have a SHACL compliant engine that has an interface that
produces a YES/NO answer from validation, even if that engine also has an
interface that produces (all the) validation results?

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