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Re: HTTP RFCs as RDF Classes

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 12:39:11 +0200
Message-ID: <446465CF.7040503@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org, www-qa@w3.org

Good point Karl. Looking forward to more feedback too...

Best,
  Shadi


Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> Hi shadi,
> 
> Very short and quick comment, maybe more will come later.
> 
> Le 06-05-11 à 23:17, Shadi Abou-Zahra a écrit :
>> Since this work may be useful to other groups, we would like to have 
>> your feedback and input before publishing these notes. Please provide 
>> us (public-wai-ert@w3.org) with any comments by Friday 2nd June, or 
>> let me know if you intend to provide comments after this period.
>>
>> Here are the relevant documents (they are pretty short):
>>
>> * HTTP in RDF, 8 May 2006, Editors' Note
>> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/HTTP/WD-HTTP-in-RDF-20060508>
>>
>> * RDF822 in RDF, 2 May 2006, Editors' Note
>> <http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/HTTP/WD-RFC822-in-RDF-20060502>
> 
> The two titles are misleading and/or might lead to misunderstanding if 
> not rants from people. I suspect some people will think on the line "Oh 
> noooo… they decided now to make HTTP inside RDF over HTTP."
> 
> which is not the case.
> 
> And your abstract does a better job if people are willing to read it 
> after the title ;)
> 
> [[[
> The identification of resources in the Web via URIs [RFC3986] may not be 
> sufficient to uniquely resolve a document as other factors might come 
> into play like HTTP content negotiation according to pre-defined user 
> characteristics. This issue is particularly important for conformance 
> testing, conformance claims and reporting languages like the Evaluation 
> and Report Language (EARL, [EARL Schema]) when they address Web 
> resources. This document describes a representation of HTTP concepts in 
> RDF that will serve to the purpose mentioned earlier, as it can allow 
> the identification of resources served via the HTTP protocol. The 
> proposed vocabulary also includes HTTPS and some extensions to HTTP 
> outside the standard RFCs.
> ]]]
> 
> -- HTTP in RDF
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/HTTP/WD-HTTP-in-RDF-20060508
> Tue, 09 May 2006 06:27:48 GMT
> 
> So I would suggest something like
> 
> "Representation of HTTP concepts in RDF"
> "HTTP vocabulary in RDF"
> "HTTP Taxonomy in RDF"
> 
> etc.
> Same for RFC822.
> 
> 
> 
> --Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
> W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
>   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
>      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***
> 
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