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Re: Improving EXISTS

From: Karima Rafes <karima.rafes@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:04:05 +0200
Message-ID: <CALsrFgMeve8eGAHx=HP9iyDNGJE-VnYudrPG7ZY0Q8oDkHB7pg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>, public-sparql-dev@w3.org

> The CG would document a solution and create tests to pass over to the "RDF Tests" CG [3].

My company can join at this effort and can fusion the tool sparqlscore
[1] and a SPARQL editor [2], if the W3C needs to help.
With this new tools, the process to create a new test would be very
short and a new benchmark would be available in 24h .

[1] http://sparqlscore.com/
[2] https://io.datascience-paris-saclay.fr/exampleInsertUpdate.php

2016-06-30 13:45 GMT+02:00 Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>:
> I would join.
> peter
> On 06/30/2016 04:40 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> There are bugs in the SPARQL specification with regards to EXISTS. The RDF
>> Data Shapes working group uses EXISTS, and other related mechanisms, in SHACL
>> [1].
>> W3C process for corrections is recognized generally to be inflexible. It
>> is normally to wait for the next WG to run and end which is a multiyear
>> cycle - that does not fit with the RDF Data Shapes WG timescale.
>> Community Groups can publish reports. These are not W3C standards. They
>> do provide a way to record consensus or enumerate alternatives. This could be
>> used to supplement the SPARQL errata process [2].
>> A suggestion is to use the W3C Community Group mechanism to describe a
>> solution to this specific area in a timely manner. The CG would document a
>> solution and create tests to pass over to the "RDF Tests" CG [3].  If there is
>> no single consensus on one solution within the SPARQL community, including
>> implementers and users, we can at least document a small set of approaches and
>> note the approaches taken by implementations.
>> Thoughts and comments?
>> Please indicate if you would join such an effort.
>>     Andy
>> [1] http://w3c.github.io/data-shapes/shacl/
>> [2] https://www.w3.org/2013/sparql-errata
>> [3] https://www.w3.org/community/rdf-tests/
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