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Re: query your API

From: Roger Menday <roger.menday@uk.fujitsu.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:52:30 +0000
CC: "public-ldp-wg@w3.org" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5E8A614B-199C-4F5B-856F-EAB81C3EFFCC@uk.fujitsu.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>

On 10 Dec 2012, at 13:19, Andy Seaborne wrote:

> 
> 
> On 10/12/12 13:08, Roger Menday wrote:
>> 
>> Just a thought ...
>> 
>> Query is something coming from read-only Linked Data (well, with SPARQL 1.0 anyway), and, so, it is something we can simply assume for LDP ... However, I noticed that "retrieve resource description" is on the use-cases list, and so maybe it is a good idea to also be explicit about 'Query your API' in the UC&R doc ...
>> 
>> (?)
>> 
>> Roger =
> 
> 
> Roger - what in your mind is the scope of the query ?

That's a good question. not sure. boundaries of the service ..? the graph on the system where the root resource of the service is hosted ? Then: what really is the definition of service ? after all, once something is linked this expands the surface of the service ? 

related point: how do service consumers discover a "well known" root resource in LDP? 

Roger

> I see different 
> options:
> 
> ... Query the RDF graph that describes a resource
> ... Query something that returns a list of resources that match a condition
> ... Query an RDF graph, or RDF dataset, that is all RDF in this LDP instance
> ... Query a containers and it's contained resources (graph? dataset?)
> ...  and there probably other units (container that is automatically all 
> resources matching some pattern).
> 
> 	Andy
> 
> 
> 

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