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The default graph, @id, and @graph

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 14:14:23 -0500
Message-ID: <510D658F.3080508@digitalbazaar.com>
To: JSON-LD CG <public-linked-json@w3.org>
> Niklas Lindström: .. "When @graph is used in a document's top-level 
> object which has no other properties that are mapped to an IRI or a 
> keyword it is considered to express the otherwise implicit default 
> graph."
> 
> Niklas Lindström: my friend had a problem with this wording. … If I
> understand him, he wasn't sure it was enough to add @id; he wanted to
> make sure he had a named graph.
> 
> Manu Sporny: The text is wrong, but let's try to fix it now. I'll
> make a change right after the call.

Actually, the text is correct Niklas. The sentence is talking about how
to express the 'default graph'. If he added @id, it would no longer
express the default graph.

Is there some other wording we could introduce to make this more clear
to your friend?

-- manu

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