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Re: description of WITH

From: Paul Gearon <pgearon@revelytix.com>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2011 11:23:35 -0400
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To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Andy Seaborne
<andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com> wrote:
<snip/>

>> more USING NAMED clauses, then the dataset will include a
>> default graph specified by the WITH clause, if present, or an empty
>> graph otherwise.
>
> To be consistent with FROM/FROM NAMED then any use of USING should be a
> complete dataset description so no USING means empty default graph
> regardless of WITH.
>
> Therefore I suggest:
>
> [[
> If there is no USING clause, but there is
> one of more USING NAMED clauses, then the dataset will include a
> default graph which is an empty graph.
> ]]

I agree with this change. I had an impression that WITH would be
changing the default graph in this case, which I didn't like but was
trying to preserve. I am pleased to find I was mistaken.

Paul
Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2011 15:24:03 GMT

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