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Re: Proposed wording to clarify that POST behavior in GSHP is only for RDF graph content

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 09:46:58 +0000
Cc: Chime Ogbuji <chimezie@gmail.com>, SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DFB9A28D-7E4C-4D39-9FA5-BC048BC32D0E@garlik.com>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
On 20 Dec 2011, at 02:00, Sandro Hawke wrote:


>        Note that this behavior is only sanctioned for HTTP POST
>        requests where the request URI identifies only RDF graph
>        content, with no special semantics or behavior.  Implementations
>        of this protocol MAY interpret HTTP POST requests to other kinds
>        of information resources in a manner that still provides a
>        uniform method to cover the functions indicated in [RFC2616]
>        (section 9.5 POST) but that is more appropriate for the kind of
>        resource being targeted.

That works for me.

Another way of expressing it might be:

This behaviour is only specified for resources which belong to an RDF Graph Store. URIs identifying other RDF graph content outside of the Graph Store may have other semantics or behaviour.

Note: small "may" is deliberate.

I'm fine with Sandro's text though.

- Steve

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