Re: Reflections on Update

On 8 May 2009, at 17:58, Seaborne, Andy wrote:

> This is to suggest that we start with a smaller set of capabilities  
> for update.  Sort of split update into "phase 1" and "phase 2".
> Looking back on the discussion, the timescale we have and the  
> overall set of features, it seems to me that making sure some core  
> part of update made visible to the community early would be a good  
> course of action.
> The core might be changes to some graph, without specifying which  
> graph as part of the update language.  This would also help shake  
> out the alternatives of a non-language based approach although what  
> I took away is that ideas for a non-language approach do not  
> immediately extend to collections of graphs without particular  
> models of relating name to graph (so they aren't a panacea).

That sounds good to me.

Update without any way to control the graph would be essentially  
useless to us, but I guess we get the use the dataset features in the  
protocol to restrict as a workaround, if the WG doesn't get as far as  
phase 2.

- Steve

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