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Re: Proposal for ISSUE-65

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 11:21:13 -0400
To: Ted Thibodeau Jr <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com>
Cc: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, "public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org" <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
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* Ted Thibodeau Jr <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com> [2011-08-30 11:08-0400]
> All --
> 
> Thank you; this discussion helped clarify my own thinking.
> 
> > [[
> > PROPOSAL: For a foreign key of any arity, the reference property 
> > IRI is of the form <Table#ref-attr1-attr2-...-attrn>. This will 
> > address ISSUE-65
> > ]]
> 
> 
> On Aug 29, 2011, at 12:16 PM, Juan Sequeda wrote:
> > So I guess we are down to choosing between '.' and '-'
> 
> In my experience, '-' is far more commonly used within SQL
> identifiers than '.', and thus likely to cause more confusion,
> even if both do require escaping.  '.' is consistently used as
> a separator; this is just a different kind of separation.

I have to say this surprises me quite a lot, both because of what I've seen and because '-' isn't allowed in non-quoted identifiers (while '.' is). Could you give an example?

> So, my preference is for '.' ... and I expect to be on the call.
> 
> 
> > Can we just vote on this tomorrow and close this issue?
> 
> *crossing my fingers*
> 
> Ted
> 
> 
> > Juan Sequeda
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