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RE: DBpedia now available as triple pattern fragments

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:06:07 +0100
To: "'Hydra'" <public-hydra@w3.org>
Cc: "'Eric Prud'hommeaux'" <eric@w3.org>, "'semantic-web'" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "'Gregory Williams'" <greg@evilfunhouse.com>
Message-ID: <01f801cff474$905ab0c0$b1101240$@gmx.net>
On 29 Okt 2014 at 17:38, Ruben Verborgh wrote:
> Hi Greg,
>> I don't see any mention of doing this in the Triple Pattern Fragments
> That's right; we hadn't figured out how we would go about that yet.
> The restriction used to be: no blank node in the dataset.
> I think we can relax that to: exposes your blank nodes as IRIs.
>> Would you consider adding this as a recommendation ("SHOULD") to the
spec, with a
> description of the problem it solves?
> Good idea, tracking this in
> It should probably even become a MUST;
> i.e., blank nodes MUST be mapped to IRIs,
> the RDF 1.1 spec SHOULD be followed for this.

Hmm... is that really necessary? Sure, you can't construct a request but
what about simply including all statements about such a blank node directly
in the response (so that there's no need for a separate query)? Do I miss
something here?

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Thursday, 30 October 2014 19:06:44 UTC

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