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Re: requirement: multigraph query

From: Farrukh Najmi <Farrukh.Najmi@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 18:36:57 -0400
To: kendall@monkeyfist.com
Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
Message-id: <409ABE09.7050506@sun.com>

Kendall Clark wrote:

>On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 04:35:09PM -0400, Farrukh Najmi wrote:
>>+1 on keeping federated query support out-of-scope. IMO, our focus should
>>be on one querying one RDF repository.
>I didn't propose federated query. I proposed multi*graph* (which may
>very well be *local*) query. (The two readings of my requirement are
>about the semantics of the query (query then union, union then query)
>rather than about where the graphs are or were or something...)
>Consider a TriX file that contains a graphset which contains multiple
>graph serializations. I'd like to be able to query *some* of them (say
>the ones that hold metadata about the other graphs, or the ones that
>are from Joe, not Lisa, etc) rather than all or none of them.
Apologies for the misunderstanding.
I now understand the distinction and retract my concern.

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