Playing with SPARQL Graph Store HTTP Protocol

GETting, POSTing, PUTting, and DELETEing named graphs.

One of the new SPARQL 1.1 specifications is the SPARQL 1.1 Graph Store HTTP Protocol, which is currently still a W3C Working Draft. According to its abstract, it “describes the use of HTTP operations for the purpose of managing a collection of graphs in the REST architectural style.” Recent releases of Sesame support it, so I used that to try out some of the operations described by this spec. I managed to do GET, PUT, POST, and DELETE operations with individual named graphs, so that…