Five Updated SPARQL 1.1 Working Drafts

The W3C SPARQL Working Group is happy to announce 5 updated SPARQL1.1 working drafts, cf. [1]

* SPARQL 1.1 Query adds support for aggregates, subqueries, projected expressions, and negation to the SPARQL query language. New draft at:
* SPARQL 1.1 Update defines an update language for RDF graphs. New draft at:
* SPARQL 1.1 Service Description defines a vocabulary and discovery mechanism for describing the capabilities of a SPARQL endpoint. New draft at:
* SPARQL 1.1 Uniform HTTP Protocol for Managing RDF Graphs describes the use of the HTTP protocol for managing named RDF graphs on an HTTP server. New draft at:
* SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes defines conditions under which SPARQL queries can be used with entailment regimes such as RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, or RIF. New draft at:

Constructive feedback on those drafts is highly welcome at
The current plans of the Working Group are to publish the so called “Last Call” Working Draft around the end of the year. 

with best regards,
Axel Polleres, on behalf of the SPARQL Working Group


Received on Friday, 15 October 2010 11:16:13 UTC