Re: ISSUE-68: Updated definition

On 03/10/2016 08:18 PM, Holger Knublauch wrote:
> On 11/03/2016 14:00, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
>> It appears that magic properties are where pre-binding is most needed.  This
>> is even outside a FILTER construct, so there is a need to allow multiple
>> values for the same variable.
> Yes, but these multiple values are never passed in at once, but magic
> properties iterate over all input bindings, just like BGPs do.

Hmm.  The documentation at
seems to indicate that the pre-binding is for all permissible values at once.

The difference is noticeable, for example by using COUNT.

>> Given that pre-binding is in use in SPIN, is there a definition from SPIN that
>> can be used in SHACL?
> SPIN never defined this, just vaguely hinted at "whatever Jena does".

So there is no pre-existing art that can be fallen back on.  Too bad.

> Holger


Received on Friday, 11 March 2016 04:29:46 UTC