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Re: Addressing ISSUE-64 and ISSUE-65

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:55:58 +0100
Cc: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>, public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <ED7C0765-00E8-4C12-9597-253702AD6EBF@cyganiak.de>
To: David McNeil <dmcneil@revelytix.com>
On 10 Aug 2011, at 19:34, David McNeil wrote:
> > Souri, all: what are the cons of having the constraint name in the IRI?
> 
> It can be a generated identifier which can be painful to look at,

Human-generated identifiers can be painful to look at too. I wouldn't consider this a problem.

> and not-deterministic (i.e. it is not a function of the DDL).

Good point. Yes, that *is* a problem to some extent. It makes writing test cases for the DM  impossible unless you explicitly specify the constraint names in the DDL.

Best,
Richard
Received on Wednesday, 10 August 2011 18:56:27 UTC

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