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Re: Start of profiles analysis page - 2nd reply

From: Ruben Verborgh <Ruben.Verborgh@UGent.be>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2017 17:58:19 +0000
To: "kcoyle@kcoyle.net" <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
CC: "public-dxwg-wg@w3.org" <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>, "mail@makxdekkers.com" <mail@makxdekkers.com>
Message-ID: <20358543-1DAC-4FD1-B203-3F79021EF10F@ugent.be>
Hi Karen,

> Not all access to APs will be through content negotiation, AFAIK, so we
> have to consider other access avenues, such as a document at is located
> on a web site, profiles in wikis, etc.

Most Web servers that can host an RDF document
will also be able to support conneg,
but yes, linking could be a simple alternative.

> If there is a "concept" AP it needs to be something that can be
> represented, thus is not entirely abstract.

I don't think there it _needs_ to be like that.

But the AP can be represented in RDF etc,
so that's not a problem.

> That seems to be the thing
> that we are tasked with describing - the "concept" xyz that can be
> rendered in various formats.

The most important thing is that it gets an identifier
that is independent of the concrete formats.

Bonus points if that identifier supports conneg,
but it can also just link to specifications.

> profiles need to be easy to create
> by people who don't necessarily write code.

I'm all for that idea,
but I'm not sure if it is realistic (unfortunately).


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