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Re: [TF-PP] Document now in CVS

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 17:08:08 +0000
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To: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 24 Nov 2009, at 14:24, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>> This means that, in fact and by analogy it would not shock me if we  
>> had
>> similar duplications if there are multiple possible pathes from ?a  
>> to ?b
>> with different lengths, and that length is explicitly asked for... So
>> talking about minimal or maximal length is unnecessary. If we have  
>> two
>> possible ways to get from ?a to ?b and ?len is asked for, then we  
>> will
>> have two possible solutions that differ in the value assigned to ? 
>> len.
>> If no such value is required, then we get only the match of ?a ?b.
> Actually, I think this complexity (returning all paths between two  
> nodes) is exactly why much of the group is reluctant to pursue  
> variable paths and path lengths. At least, it's definitely why I  
> don't want to pursue that at this point.


I really can't see us implementing it, if it's that complex.

- Steve

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