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Re: [All] Proposal: RDF Graph Identification

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:18:03 -0400
Message-ID: <502D395B.1010105@gmail.com>
To: W3C RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>

On 08/16/2012 02:12 PM, Pat Hayes wrote:

> As we tried to make clear in the document: the 'essence' of the proposal is what you just said and what we tried to put there, ie, that "the semantics of an RDF dataset is just the semantics of its default graph" (by default). If the formal, mathematics part is wrong and if it would lead to too much complications to to get it right then, by all means, I am *personally* happy to just nuke it.
>> Right, the point is the stuff in 3.1.  How that may be expressed is currently eluding me, but Peter you can help here.  We need you for that.
> The semantics of a dataset is that of the default graph PLUS the fixing of the denotations of the graph names. That second part is important.
> Pat
I don't see what is important in this second part at all.  Does it have any 
interesting consequences, for example?

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