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Re: LDPRs, LDPCs and the mysterious X

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:26:24 -0500
Message-ID: <5102A420.2080102@openlinksw.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 1/25/13 9:31 AM, Wilde, Erik wrote:
> hello henry.
>
> On 2013-01-25 09:44 , "Henry Story" <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
>> Now is it even useful to notice this? Does it have any
>> protocol implications? Well I think it does. For example
>> it explains why ISSUE-45 [1] can give those things a
>> different operational behavior to ldp:Container-s
>> with regard to POST. It can do that because there is
>> no overlap between ldp:Container-s and _:X .
> i really like this exercise, but i just want to point out the difference
> between the data model and the interaction model again: for the data model
> part, looking at LDPR and LDPC makes a lot of sense. for the interaction
> model, we could/might choose other/additional resources/representations.
>
> for example, consider the simple product/order example i described
> yesterday (follow an "order" link of a product page to POST an order),
> where the data model would be products and orders (these would be the
> resources managed by the server). the protocol probably would use other
> resources, for example asking a client to submit just an address (which
> then translates to an order being created), or maybe even only a single
> number ("i want *42* of these things), and then the server creates an
> order out of that.
>
> so while the data model in that case would clearly only need products and
> orders, the interactions could very well use different representations,
> because the state that is transferred in the protocol is different from
> the "server-side data model".
>
> cheers,
>
> dret.
>
>
>
>
I summarize your concern as being all about RDFying HTTP via LDP. 
Basically, in line with a comment you've made in the past, in response 
to Atom Pub being characterized as XMLfying HTTP.

Is this correct?

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