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Re: WebID sketch

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:18:52 -0700
Cc: public-rdf-ruby@w3.org
Message-Id: <11A601FD-4279-48D3-B4C9-65C273B0E405@greggkellogg.net>
To: hellekin <hellekin@cepheide.org>
On Mar 18, 2014, at 7:00 PM, hellekin <hellekin@cepheide.org> wrote:

> On 03/18/2014 09:52 PM, cr wrote:
>> 
>> foaf-ssl, from hellekin was all i could find related - if there are others, maybe they are hiding. a few thoughts
>> 
> *** Yes, I have some long due upgrade to do there...  Contributions
> welcome.  I didn't touch anything related to Ruby in many months.  And
> I'm way into systems these days, not so much Web.
> 
>> 
>> -  uses RDF::Raptor
>> 
> *** Should use LinkedData instead, which provides a wrapper to all
> flavors of RDF engines.
> 
>> - GPL
>> 
> *** GPL is a free license for free software developers.  It prevents
> takeover by proprietary developers and thus protect the users better.
> That said, as foafssl is supposed to be integrated with the Ruby RDF
> suite, it should use the same license (which I don't like too much, as
> it does not favor the commons).

How, exactly, dos UNLICENCE not favor the commons?

>> - ruby-specific API for querying. stuff like <https://github.com/hellekin/foafssl-ruby/blob/master/lib/foafssl/reader/foaf.rb>
>> 
> *** Using the LinkedData gem would fix this. Check the issues for
> foafssl on Github.

+1 or rack-linkeddata, which does more.

Gregg

> ==
> hk
> 
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