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Re: What does SPARQL stand for?

From: adasal <adam.saltiel@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 15:26:27 +0100
Message-ID: <CANJ1O4oeC5wL5pg-xWyqtGFSfq1Z9RWVza5GF5HhqYRv0Q2uAw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>
Cc: Sebastian Hellmann <hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Lee,
Isn't the S for Semantic?

Adam

On 6 October 2011 13:21, Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net> wrote:

> On 10/6/2011 7:50 AM, Sebastian Hellmann wrote:
>
>> Dear list,
>> please clarify. I really hate not being able to answer simple questions.
>> Here are the inconsistencies I found:
>>
>> *S*PARQL *P*rotocol *a*nd *R*DF *Q*uery *L*anguage
>>
>> from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**SPARQL<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPARQL>
>> (No authorative reference for the acronym found though)
>>
>
> This is correct.
>
>  *S*imple *P*rotocol *a*nd *R*DF *Q*uery *L*anguage
>>
>> from Jeffrey Pollock. Semantic Web for Dummies. John Wiley & Sons Inc.,
>> Chichester, West
>> Sussex, Hoboken, NJ, 2009.
>>
>
> I'm not sure where this came from.
>
>  *SPA*RQL *Q*uery *L*anguage for *R*DF
>> from http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-**sparql-query/<http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/>
>>
>
> This is specifically the name of the query part of SPARQL. It's not what
> the acronym stands for.
>
>  *S*PARQL *P*rotocol for *R*DF
>> from http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-**sparql-protocol/<http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-protocol/>
>>
>
> This is specifically the name of the protocol part of SPARQL. It's not what
> the acronym stands for.
>
>
>  What is the best and most recent document I should reference in an
>> academic paper?
>>
>
> This I can't help you with, unfortunately.
>
> Lee
>
>  All the best,
>> Sebastian
>>
>> --
>> Dipl. Inf. Sebastian Hellmann
>> Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
>> Projects:http://nlp2rdf.org  ,http://dbpedia.org
>>
>> Homepage:http://bis.**informatik.uni-leipzig.de/**SebastianHellmann<http://bis.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/SebastianHellmann>
>> Research Group:http://aksw.org
>>
>>
>
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