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Re: Discovery/Affordances

From: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:12:09 +0100
Message-ID: <51B6F7F9.3030304@apache.org>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 10/06/13 16:18, Arnaud Le Hors wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We all agree that somehow a client needs to be able to figure out it is
> dealing with an LDP server. The argument seems to be about how the
> client makes that determination. From what I've seen we have two groups
> of people.
>
> One group thinks that RDF provides all the client needs. The RDF typing
> a la ldp:Container is the indicator. I believe this would mean that an
> LDPR must also be typed with something LDP specific but I'll leave that
> out for now.
>
> The other group argues that this is something the client should be able
> to figure out just from the information contained in the HTTP layer.
> Using a new mediatype would be one way to do that. It could be a new
> mediatype entirely or one derived from existing mediatypes using the
> profile mechanism.

Would the following be an LDP server?

A vanilla web server that provides GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, HEAD and eTags.

In what way is not an LDP-R -only server?  (no -C's)

	Andy
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