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

From: Ashok Malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 05:22:30 -0800
Message-ID: <50C9D696.7000602@oracle.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
Roger, I don't understand

'container linked to container'

Please elaborate.  How would the link be represented?

All the best, Ashok

On 12/13/2012 4:29 AM, Roger Menday 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.
>>
> I see a difference between 'container contained by container' and 'container linked to container' (both should be supported in LDP) ... If a client links a container to another container it is just linkage, and not necessarily containment. Containment is something directed/decided by the server, often through creation.
>
> Roger
>
>> 	Andy
>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>>
>>>
>>>> Ashok
>>>>
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