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Re: lossless paging & volunteering for the army

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:55:33 -0500
Message-ID: <CALcoZipfRVDz+6_8625fr9uM_1==iURCV3xybEzFtYq+teFKqQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "henry.story@bblfish.net" <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, Steve K Speicher <sspeiche@gmail.com>, public-ldp <public-ldp@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 4:24 AM, henry.story@bblfish.net
<henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
> I was thinking that there is an additional reason to have lossless paging
> which is best explained with the "Volunteering for the army" counter
> use-case. [1]
>
> Given the recent resolution to name ldp:Container what was previously known
> as the ldp:IndirectContainer [2] a client doing a GET on an LDPC will not
> know
> if it can POST to the container without the danger of that action
> volunteering
> its owner to the army -- unless it has read through all pages of the
> container, which
> may be close to impossible as argued by Sandro.

AIUI, the POST to a container modifies it's membership. In order to
volunteer for the army, the client would need to POST directly to the
member that offers that service. Hopefully I haven't missed some
esoteric aspect of LDP containers during my review?

Mark.
Received on Friday, 21 February 2014 14:56:00 UTC

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