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Re: Draft Response to ED-1

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@talis.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:05:06 +0000
Message-ID: <4B740E92.7030800@talis.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
I think we need to recognize that Emanuele's design is not just about 
syntax and it allows for things that can't be done in SPARQL 1.1 without 
duplication of patterns (e.g. multiple aggregates over the same pattern).

While it's attractive to be able to do such thing, on balance, I don't 
propose we address such functionality in this round.


On 11/02/2010 10:08, Steve Harris wrote:
> c.f.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2010Feb/0006.html
> ---
> Emanuele,
> Thanks for your comment regarding the SPARQL 1.1 working draft syntax
> for aggregate operations.
> The working group did consider an aggregate design similar to the one
> you propose while discussing the various syntax options.
> However, the overall opinion of the group was that the familiarity of
> the SQL-style aggregate operations was of a greater benefit than the
> terseness of the syntax.
> - Steve Harris, on behalf of the SPARQL WG.
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