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Re: SPARQL protocol and HTTP Update : HTML file upload

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 16:30:12 +0000
Message-ID: <4CEE8F14.3@epimorphics.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
>> As the content-type is often application/octet-stream, it can be useful for determining the syntax. :-)
>> I have a prototype that adds a form field named-graph-uri (same name as SPARQL query protocol, different meaning).  If it's "", absent or "default" it means the default graph.
> Right we use graph= as per the rest of HTTP Update, though it's pre-existing code.

 From a form doing an upload, the POST URL does not contain the 
parameters - they are in the multipart/form-data body.

>> Would that be what you want?  Tricky for more than one file but we could just restrict ourselves to one file for some text.
> Yes, we limit to one file at a time too. It's not been a big issue in practice.
>> 1/ Note that the 2 specs do apply to multipart/form-data
>> 2/ Define it so every content-disposition: filename= means load
>>    as per POST for each of the SPARQL protocols.
>> 3/ Define a form field "graph-uri"
> Why graph-uri?

No reason - "graph" is a better choice.  Changed in my prototype.

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