Publication of the SPARQL 1.1 2nd Last Call Working Drafts

The W3C SPARQL Working Group has published the (second) Last Call Working Drafts of the following SPARQL 1.1 documents:

  • SPARQL 1.1 Update defines an update language for RDF graphs.
  • SPARQL 1.1 Service Description defines a vocabulary and discovery mechanism for describing the capabilities of a SPARQL endpoint.
  • SPARQL 1.1 Query Language adds support for aggregates, subqueries, projected expressions, and negation to the SPARQL query language.
  • SPARQL 1.1 Protocol describes a means for conveying SPARQL queries and updates to a SPARQL processing service and returning the results via HTTP to the entity that requested them.
  • SPARQL 1.1 Entailment Regimes defines conditions under which SPARQL queries can be used with entailment regimes such as RDF, RDF Schema, OWL, or RIF.

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