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Re: I added some comments to the wiki page for ISSUE-37

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:53:09 +0000
Message-ID: <50C88C45.8020905@epimorphics.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org

On 11/12/12 13:21, David Wood wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2012, at 19:24, Ashok Malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 12/10/2012 2:37 PM, Wilde, Erik wrote:
>>>> - Can collections contain collections i.e. are collections hierarchical?
>>>>> (we may decide, no)
>>> this is a very important point.
>> I agree.  Let's see what other members of the WG feel about this issue.
>> For example, suppose for a minute that the content was RDF.  Does a hierarchical
>> collection structure map gracefully to the RDF model?
> An important point indeed!
> Hierarchies of containers are necessary in my opinion, but I can't see a good reason not to allow (MAY) a graph structure that would map cleanly to the RDF model.
> URIs are hierarchical, and so are file systems, but links work in both systems, making graphs.
> Does anyone have a good argument against containers within containers (I hope not).

I'll go further - I don't think it is possible to ban them.

A link in a container is a link - it can be a link to anything 
(including outside of this LDP platform, or outside of any LDP 
platform).  So it can be a link to a container.


> Regards,
> Dave
>> Ashok
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