Re: tests around comparators in the graph constraint

On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 10:06:28AM +0000, Dave Beckett wrote:
> > Simon suggested we look at expressing that in the WHERE clause:
> > 
> >     SELECT ?title ?price
> >      WHERE (?book dc:title ?title)
> >            (?book ns:price ?price)
> >            (?price op:lessThan 42)
> > 
> > which would presumable match the above data. But would it match
> It won't work with any existing RDQL-like system I have seen
> as it is assumes an entirely different operation from matching
> triples and closer to rules.  I oppose this expansion.

it quickly becomes unwieldy if you have some complex expressions,
or functions like

WHERE (?place1 :lat ?lat1)
      (?place1 :long ?long1)
      (?place2 :lat ?lat2)
      (?place2 :long ?long2)
AND :withinKilometers(50.0, ?lat1, ?long1, ?lat2, ?long2)

- Steve

Received on Tuesday, 14 December 2004 10:40:38 UTC