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

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:34:26 +0000
Message-ID: <4EF080D2.6060407@epimorphics.com>
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org

On 20/12/11 09:46, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 20 Dec 2011, at 02:00, Sandro Hawke wrote:
>  snip 
>>         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

 >> The definition in this spec of "RDF graph content" is:

It depends whether having those characteristics are classifying as well 
as being definitional.

Not all things with 4 wheels are cars.

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