IRC log of dawg on 2008-04-23

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08:32:56 [ericP]
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scribe: ericP
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ivan: we shoudl not discuss throwing away and starting again
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... should be backward compatible
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orri: Virtuoso program manager
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... clustered query processing
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... we would not dream of changinthe SPARLQL spec
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... have extended it
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... have fedration interests
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... can't have SPARQL be less expressive than SQL
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... added expression slselects
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have aggregation and group by
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uri: also OpenLink
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ivan; mix of CAD nd translators
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... i deal with XML XSL...
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chris B: have a php SPARQL impl
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... working on database to RDF mapping via SPARQL/SQL rewriter
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..... currently working on benchmarks
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steveH: garlic, built a couple SPARQL enginnes
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Tom Heath: interestd from the user perspective
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Ivan: built one in pyuthin
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fabien: INRIA has a SPARQL impl
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... in terested in aggregation
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simonCh: view mechanism for RDF
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... did work on SPARQL semantics
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... defined some extensions
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... would like extensions for aggregation
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DennyV: philospher
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... developer of semantic media ikik
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[insert 1]
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Andy: SPARQL postponed 12 issues
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... don't want to get tied to a toolkit
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... counting
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... service description -- lot's of different issues
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ivan: whirled peas
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andy: all impls have extensions
08:49:28 [ericP]
... what are the few important things that a WG could address
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... people ask me what the plan is
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... W3C reacts to events like this
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ivan: [W3C process overview]
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... charter work at end of the year not unrelalistic
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08:54:27 [ericP]
ericP: implement, specify, cooperate -- these help you get your interests get met
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andy: compatibility is important, but not if it hurts people forever
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steveH: i think we bit off more than we could chew
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... don't put many featurs in the charter
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... we ruled out some extensibility in the syntax
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... e.g. no commas between selects
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... we were generally anti-comma in the spec
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... not fond of default graph/named graph
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chris: S tries to meet both groups' needs
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orri: we have use cases of querying across UNION in a DB
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... expect to extend FROM
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... update is fine as andy spec'd it
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andy: i documented the SPARUL that i understood the community wanted
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... it's not a general purpose graph conversion
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... i ran away from transactions
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... needs seem to be replicating OLTP
09:01:17 [AndyS]
One update proposal:
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... what needs do you see?
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chrisB: free text search
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orri: search engine and SQL world have CONTAINS
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... is not a regex
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andy: you get ranked matches
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Chris: was frustrated by the lack of free text search
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ivan: implemented as a boolean
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... not a generator
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Simon: re page by rank - would be nice to bind cvars by filter functions
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ericP: [generator vs. filter]
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orri: ... fourth place in the triple pattern
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andy: var bindg happens in the pattern
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... accessing lists wasn't so useful
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... only atomic types frustrates people
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ivan: get list querying feedback
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... i have seen graph pattern languages
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andy: the sparql/inference interaction isn't clear to many people
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ivan: user wants to know if an engine can do, say. RDFS inferencing
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orri: might have a pragma for enabling
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... we do some backward chaining
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andy: OWL folks are working on a profile that works on ...
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ivan: also one over SQL
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Angi: should be in the QL or the system
09:20:19 [ericP]
???: two different URIs for the two different levels of inference?
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Danny: what about in the query?
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Andrew: folks wanted control when creating the query
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... wanted controled inference over ranges of the class hierarchy
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... partOf in a cell is ginormous
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Ivan: we have use cases for SELECT-COMPLETE-BUT-NOT-SOUND
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[migrate to query federation]
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[told BNodes]
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AndrewN: give the BNode with a CBD
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chrisB: radical folks in the community who would like to dispense with BNodes
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[fabien's list]
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andys: negation. does this pattern NOT match?
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... gets logicians involved
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... used for syntax checking a lot
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salut, FabienG, ca va?
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Jun (... of Oxford): want to traverse an RDF graph with a defined path
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09:39:11 [FabienG]
group by and count ;
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effective cardinality and counting occurrences of properties and using that count ;
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path variables, expressions, path length ;
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return expressions in the select ;
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direct:: deactivate raisonning for answers ;
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distinct on the binding as a set not a list ;
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DISPLAY RDF return the RDF/XML instead of SPARQL binding;
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MERGE all the results in one graph;
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Type operators in filters ;
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control the namespaces used to answer ;
09:39:39 [Ivan]
merci FabienG
09:40:10 [ericP]
Jun: re service desc: liked darq; it describes what kinds of data are at a source
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for more see
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... want to know what anchor holds the data
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ivan: would like to ask a sparql endpoint to pick from multiple endpoints
09:45:13 [ericP]
RRSAgent, please draft minutes
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I have made the request to generate ericP
09:45:24 [ericP]
RRSAgent, please make log world visible
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I'm logging. I don't understand 'please make log world visible', ericP. Try /msg RRSAgent help
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RRSAgent, please make log world-visible
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RRSAgent, please make log world visible, ralph
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I'm logging. I don't understand 'please make log world visible, ralph', ericP. Try /msg RRSAgent help
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