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Re: ISSUE-48: Less verbose delete syntax

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 18:08:43 +0000
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <15EEB143-6A9C-4E85-BD99-E599EC2F2439@garlik.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
On 23 Nov 2009, at 15:48, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> On 23/11/2009 14:50, Steve Harris wrote:
>> Otherwise the pattern can be reordered without changing the  
>> semantics,
>> as far as I understand it.
> It will depend on the implementation as to whether mixing quads 
> +triples is the same.  In a quad-centric implementation, sure, it's  
> pattern flattening to quad-joins.  But in others systems the triples  
> and names graphs might be held differently resulting in different  
> join characteristics within BGP/quad blocks and across them.

Good point, I was looking at it with quad-centric eyes.

> FILTER+joins (as in {}-joins) have scoping issues as per normal  

Yup. Whereas if we just use whatever's in a template (i.e. BGP, maybe  
GRAPH depending on syntax) then we wouldn't have that scoping issue.

Again, not really that bothered, just I'd prefer to exclude FILTER to  
make it simpler.

- Steve

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