Re: IRI references rewording

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 08:41:20AM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:

> > SPARQL is defined in terms of absolute IRIs (this includes the fragment 
> > identifier).
> I don't find that sentence helpful. I don't think the term "SPARQL"
> is defined anywhere in the document. Er... actually, I see...
>  SPARQL is a query language for getting information from
>  such RDF graphs.
> which seems odd, since SPARQL has both a protocol and a query language.
> It seems like the 1st occurrence of the acronym should be expanded.

Since I too feel like being pedantic today, I'll point out that I raised
this issue a few times and was rebuffed, for reasons I never entirely
understood. I don't think it's especially helfpul for the query language to
squat the acronym/name.

In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.  
					  --George Orwell

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