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Re: RDF Template

From: Stéphane Campinas <stephane.campinas@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 22:18:54 +0100
Message-ID: <53728C3E.8000207@deri.org>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Hi Simon,

In Sesame there is the ValueFactory interface for creating Literals, 
URI, ... .
Are you suggesting to implement a custom ValueFactory that will take 
care of substituting the variables ? Although this is an interesting 
idea, I prefer to have the template in a file, so that it is easy to 
provide a new template without touching the code.


On 12/05/14 18:47, Simon Spero wrote:
> Why not finish the job in sesame?
> From your examples, the only permitted slots for variables in the 
> templates are as local names in URIs, or as values of literals 
> (assuming that that IRIs started off with prefixes).
> You could do could keep the template as a collection of statements, 
> and generate a new collection of statements by constructing new 
> statements by substituting for variables in appropriate constructors.
> As long as the template is parsed with literal datatype validation 
> disabled this should be pretty simple to implement.
> Simon

Stephane Campinas
Received on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 21:17:16 UTC

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