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Re: ldp wishlist for crosscloud - QUERY HTTP verb

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:51:13 -0500
Message-ID: <54613351.2070409@openlinksw.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 11/10/14 4:02 PM, Ashok Malhotra wrote:
> Hi Kingsley:
> Could you give an example of how a query using a Link header
> would look like?
> All the best, Ashok

Ashok,

Henry has covered this already, all I am hinting here is that a "Link:" 
request header route is going to be more feasible than getting a new 
verb added to HTTP. Basically, via a Link: headers in the request, one 
can indicate the nature of the request using RDF Language i.e., look at 
Link: as just another notation for representing relations using RDF 
Language (which is distinct for any specific notation).

Ultimately, all I see is a slot for SPARQL payloads, everything else (in 
my eyes) is a SPARQL redo adventure, for all the wrong reasons.

SPARQL is extremely powerful and useful, especially the SPARQL 1.1 
edition. Combine that with WebID-TLS and ACLs and you have everything we 
need ++.

Kingsley
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> On 11/10/2014 2:04 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> On 11/10/14 1:43 PM, Ashok Malhotra wrote:
>>> So, yes, a QUERY verb would be preferable.
>>> How difficult would this to get through?
>>> We could ask Mark Nottingham.
>>> All the best, Ashok
>>
>> He will more than likely direct you back to a Link: relation.
>>
>> Note, you can use Link: headers  in HTTP requests too :)
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>> [1] 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webpayments/2014Jul/0112.html 
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>> [2] https://github.com/mnot/I-D/issues/61 .
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