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Re: POST & HTTP Update

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 16:34:51 +0000
Message-ID: <4CEE902B.5020609@epimorphics.com>
To: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
CC: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>

On 25/11/10 16:15, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 2010-11-25, at 14:50, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>> On 25/11/10 10:40, Steve Harris wrote:
>> ..
>>> The fact that POST updates are not yet fully specified in http://www.w3.org/TR/sparql11-http-rdf-update/#http-post is a source of concern to us.
>>> - Steve
>> Could you say what isn't specified and should be?
> I don't remember exactly. I think it wasn't clear if the payload should me a mime form, or GET-style URI fields.
>> Currently I use the Content-type to get the syntax, the body is the payload and payload = RDF document from earlier in the spec.
> Where do you get the graph URI from?

If it's an http-rdf-update POST, it's ?graph= or ?default as for all the 
other operations specifically PUT.

That's hard to drive from a form - need a bit of client-side code to 
create the URL to POST to).  I don't drive HTTP RDF Update from a plain 
HTML form.


>> I return 200 if the target existed, and 201 if it didn't which is my (limited) understand of correct status codes for HTTP.
> Sounds reasonable. I don't know what we do offhand.
> - Steve
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