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Re: RDF validation must compile down to SPARQL

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:24:41 -0400
To: Jerven Tjalling Bolleman <jerven.bolleman@isb-sib.ch>
Cc: public-rdf-shapes@w3.org
Message-ID: <20140718092439.GA5597@w3.org>
* Jerven Tjalling Bolleman <jerven.bolleman@isb-sib.ch> [2014-07-18 09:36+0200]
> Dear All,
> I strongly believe that RDF validation must compile down to SPARQL.
> I think Stardog-ICV compiles down to SPARQL (expanded with OWL-DL
> Reasoning on the ontologies)
> SPIN obviously does. ShEx currently does not.

Have you tried
? Look for "View as <SPARQL query> <SPARQL remaining triples>".

The former tests validity; the latter tells you which triples were not
covered by the pattern (which is *an* answer to the open/closed shape
discussion as well).

> If you want uptake of this standard then you need to have native
> SPARQL support. For better or worse SPARQL stores are the data
> access model for RDF. Considering the decade of effort that people
> have put into making SPARQL fast and scalable, you can not seriously
> consider not taking advantage of this.
> Therefore I think the charter should include as a goal a SPARQL
> driven execution model.
> Sincere regards,
> Jerven


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