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Re: Discovery/Affordances

From: Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 20:14:23 +0100
Message-ID: <51BCBD0F.5000101@apache.org>
To: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 14/06/13 15:52, Arnaud Le Hors wrote:
> Andy Seaborne <andy@apache.org> wrote on 06/13/2013 11:23:38 AM:
>
>  > concretely then - is httpd (or any other web server supporting
>  > GET/PUT/DELETE/HEAD) an LDP server?  If not, where does it fail?
>
> I think the answer is that it can be.
>
> I just checked the spec and there is really only one MUST that you'll
> have to fulfill in addition:
>
> 4.2.2 LDPR servers /MUST/ provide a text/turtlerepresentation of the
> requested LDPR [/_TURTLE_/
> <https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ldpwg/raw-file/default/ldp.html#bib-TURTLE>].
>
> With that taken care of the answer to your question would be yes.
>
> Besides, I'm told that in fact the conformance section allows for LDP
> servers not to support LDPCs. All it takes is for the server not to ever
> serve any LDPC. :-)

Easier said than done! You can PUT the triples for an LDPC to an LDPR.

A small, thin, stateless frontend proxy to a regular web server could 
add conformance conditions.

	Andy

> --
> Arnaud  Le Hors - Software Standards Architect - IBM Software Group
>
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