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Re: Updates to GSP removing references to REST

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:47:45 -0400
To: Chimezie Ogbuji <chimezie@gmail.com>
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1339426065.26116.57.camel@waldron>
Note that Overview needs to be updated, too, since it uses the word REST
in relation to GSP.   (Alexandre Bertails just pointed this out to me.)

     -- Sandro

On Sun, 2012-06-03 at 23:19 -0400, Chimezie Ogbuji wrote:
> Per our discussion in the last teleconference, I have removed
> references to the REST architectural style in the editor's draft and
> replaced them (where necessary) with text describing it's concordance
> with HTTP, instead:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/docs/http-rdf-update/
> 
> A summary of the changes is below.
> 
> ----------------
> 
> First paragraph of abstract
> "This document describes the use of HTTP operations for the purpose of
> managing a collection of RDF graphs in the REST architectural style."
> 
> ->
> 
> "This document describes the use of HTTP operations for the purpose of
> managing a collection of RDF graphs."
> 
> First 2 paragraphs of Introduction
> 
> "This document describes updating and fetching RDF graph content from
> a Graph Store over HTTP in the REST style [REST].  In doing so, it
> appeals to the following interface constraints that comprise the REST
> architectural style:"
> 
> ->
> 
> "This document describes an application protocol for the distributed
> updating and fetching of RDF graph content in a Graph Store via the
> mechanics of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) [RFC2616].  In
> doing so, it appeals to the following interface constraints that
> emphasize the core, architectural components underlying HTTP:"
> 
> Removed the first sentence (below) of paragraph immediately after list
> of interface constraints:
> 
> "The REST architectural style specifically conceives of a hypermedia
> application framework through the prism of these constraints and the
> parenthetical remarks in the list above demonstrate how each
> constraint is met."
> 
> Removed Representation State Transfer architectural style (REST) from
> terminology
> 
> Removed last sentence of second paragraph in 5.7 HTTP PATCH
> (Informative) that describes the counter-intuition of a PATCH request
> that modifies more than one RDF graph with respect to REST.
> 
> Removed informative reference to Fielding REST architectural style
> dissertation chapter
> 
> I will modify the draft response to James accordingly.
> 
> -- Chime
> 
> 
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