> Is there any reason that user-defined aliases couldn't be added via
> the fedora.cfg for example? It seems like a very reasonable facility .
Yes, actually that's one nice-to-have that didn't make it for 2.0.
But look for it in the next release.
From: Chris Tomlinson [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Fri 2/11/2005 3:28 AM
To: Chris Wilper
Subject: RE: [Fedora-users] Resource Index question #3
Thanks for the reply.
Is there any reason that user-defined aliases couldn't be added via the fedora.cfg for example? It seems like a very reasonable facility .
>The aliases you can use are 1) those that are pre-defined or 2) those
>can be declared on a per-query basis, if supported by the query language
>iTQL and SPO don't support per-query alias declarations. RDQL does, via
>USING clause -- see
>We hope to eventually support the SPARQL language as it matures, and it
>has a provision for per-query aliases ("prefix" declarations, I believe
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of Chris Tomlinson
>Sent: Thu 2/10/2005 8:05 PM
>Subject: [Fedora-users] Resource Index question #3
>The "alias" capability is implemented in ResourceIndexImpl.java but
>there doesn't seem to be any web services interface for an application
>to register an alias for a namespace that it uses. This means that
>queries must be written in terms of fully spelled out property
>Is there a programmatic means of registering an alias for a user defined
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