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Re: adding inline graphs to TriG

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:28:15 -0400
To: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Cc: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20130723132814.GG7736@w3.org>
* Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> [2013-07-23 13:52+0100]
> I think that IF we do this, we do it properly - {} in the subject
> position is important and the the new syntax is already some way
> away from traditional TriG + it is no longer trying to be
> SPARQL-compatible.
> 
> Hence: proposal:
> 
> 1/ Give it a new name and content type.
> 
> This would be better and probably smooth the process of getting a
> REC because a new name does not bring old assumptions with it.  No
> issues with existing use.
> 
> 2/ Do not have {} for the default graph.
> 
> Do have {}-graphs in the subject as well as object positions.
> 
> 3/ Publish TriG as a NOTE.  It is useful to give it some kind of
> status with the changes for Turtle token alignment etc.

I think we should seriously consider this proposal. It may be the best
path for us to engage potential RDF users with an attractive and
practical language.


> 	Andy
> 
> 

-- 
-ericP
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