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Re: Dataset Syntax - checking for consensus

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:14:49 -0400
Message-ID: <50630DD9.1080406@w3.org>
To: public-rdf-wg@w3.org
On 09/26/2012 09:42 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 9/25/12 10:48 PM, Gavin Carothers wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 7:08 PM, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us> wrote:
>>>> PROPOSED: Our dataset syntax will allow for the expression of empty 
>>>> named graphs, whatever their semantics might be (to be decided). 
>>>> The syntax is an empty curly-braces expression, as in "<g> { }".
>>> +1. However, note that there is only one empty graph: it is unique.
>> Yes! There is only one empty graph. +1 Pat, now my brain hurts less.
>>
>>
>>
> +1
>

It seems to me that when people say "named graph" they are often (very 
nearly always) referring to a g-box not a g-snap.  When I use the term 
"named graph", I am intentionally being ambiguous.   So, in fact there 
are lots distinct empty "named graphs", since they are empty g-snap 
containers.

        -- Sandro
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