ANN: 5 SPARQL 1.1 Specifications Published as Last Call Working Drafts


The SPARQL Working Group has published Last Call Working Drafts of the 
following SPARQL 1.1 documents:

     SPARQL 1.1 Query[1] adds support for aggregates, subqueries, 
projected expressions, and negation to the SPARQL query language.
     SPARQL 1.1 Update[2] defines an update language for RDF graphs.
     SPARQL 1.1 Service Description[3] defines a vocabulary and 
discovery mechanism for describing the capabilities of a SPARQL endpoint.
     SPARQL 1.1 Graph Store HTTP Protocol[4] describes the use of the 
HTTP protocol for managing named RDF graphs on an HTTP server.
     SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes[5] defines conditions under which 
SPARQL queries can be used with entailment regimes such as RDF, RDF 
Schema, OWL, or RIF.

The Working Group is soliciting review comments through 29 July. Please 
send any review comments to

thanks very much,
On behalf of the SPARQL Working Group


Received on Monday, 30 May 2011 23:42:51 UTC