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Re: Grouing URIs - an RDF triple with multiple subjects

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 08 May 2006 16:37:29 -0400
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Phil Archer <parcher@icra.org>, semantic-web@w3.org, WCL-XG Public List <public-xg-wcl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060508203737.7DE3A4EEB6@homer.w3.org>


> > > http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20060220/#SparqlOps
> > 
> > I don't see anything like startsWith.  Am I missing it?
> 
> Looking again, I guess you have to drop down to use the regex 
> functionality...
> 
> > > Will some of these also be exposed in the RIF language?
> > 
> > Sorry, I'm not sure what SPARQL has.   If it's suitable, I suspect RIF
> > will adopt it.
> 
> Would regex be suitable?
> http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/#funcex-regex

Good question.  I'm sure it will be a fascinating debate when we try to
make that decision.  :-)  I wouldn't care to guess when RIF with regex's
might be widely deployed.

       -- Sandro
Received on Monday, 8 May 2006 20:37:45 UTC

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