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Re: WebID, WebID Protocol definitions and requirements.

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:37:48 -0400
Message-ID: <509153DC.9070709@openlinksw.com>
To: "public-rww@w3.org" <public-rww@w3.org>
On 10/31/12 12:24 PM, Stéphane Corlosquet wrote:
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org 
> <mailto:nathan@webr3.org>> wrote:
>
>     All,
>
>     I'd propose the following
>
>     Definitions:
>
>     WebID
>     An HTTP URI with a #fragment which denotes an agent, when
>     dereferenced a description of the denoted agent is provided in Turtle.
>
>     Authenticated-WebID
>     A WebID which has been authenticated using WebID-Protocol
>
>
>     WebID Protocol Requirements:
>
>     subjectAltName ... MUST be an HTTP URI and SHOULD contain a
>     #fragment ...
>
>
> Adding a constraint on #fragment here doesn't make sense to me, people 
> and implementers are free to mint their WebID the way they want, let 
> them use 303 redirect if they like it. I know people who don't have a 
> #fragment in their WebID. This should be an implementation detail, not 
> a requirement.

+1

In line with URI opacity principle [1].

Links:

1. http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Axioms.html#opaque -- URI opacity 
principle .


>
> Steph.
>
>
>     WebID profiles ... MUST be in Turtle, and MAY be made available in
>     other machine readable formats such as ...
>
>     WebID Verification Agents ... MUST support Turtle ... SHOULD
>     support other machine readable formats.
>
>     Kingsley: I believe this would encourage best practise and push
>     people towards #frags and turtle for interoperability, but also
>     allow your and everyone's tooling to be conforming even when
>     supporting ProxyURIs and the like.
>
>     Fair?
>
>     Best,
>
>     Nathan
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Steph.


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