Re: SPARQL Update - meta data?

On 9/14/2010 5:11 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>  From work in the UK Government Linked Data Project, there is discussion
> of sending around changes to graphs. Part of this is to include
> information to describe the change.
> One way is to use TriG files as bundles of graphs. Another is to use
> SPARQL Update but SPARQL Update is missing the ability to include meta
> data about the update request, or even link to meta about the request.
> Comments have traditionally been one way to do this but having a
> standard machine accessible way would be useful.
> Proposal:
> Add to the SPARQL Update format:
> META { ... }
> where an operation can go. All the META in a request are accumulated
> into a single graph (or dataset?). This RDF is just carried with the
> request and does not affect the execution.
> The contents of the META are grammar rule "TriplesBlock" without
> variables (or "Quads" without variables if it's a dataset.)
> Linking could be as simple as
> META { <> rdfs:seeAlso <http://example/other> }
> The choice of the word META was just taken from the style of HTML and RDFa.

This is not totally unlike: right?

I'm hesitant to add something new at this point, though I think it is 


> Andy

Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 13:16:21 UTC