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Re: [foaf-protocols] Definition of WebID?

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 00:56:36 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=yZA99SVF5xgPH5u-b6YYxgWgfUwVOQ4Swm3h2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Renfer <duck@kronkltd.net>
Cc: foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org, WebID XG <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
On 5 February 2011 03:42, Daniel Renfer <duck@kronkltd.net> wrote:
> Wouldn't the fact that it's able to access other resources imply that
> it is an Agent of some sort? The interpretation of what it takes to be
> an agent might need to be a bit broader then what it currently is.

I havent considered all possibilities of this but let's take an example.

An online account ( foaf : account ) has access to a bulletin board.

Now AIUI an online account is normally disjoint from an Agent?

>
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 9:34 PM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
>> You know it's month 1 of an XG when people start asking for definitions :)
>>
>> Do we have WebID (distinct from The WebID Protocol [1], and The WebID
>> Profile [2])   defined anywhere?
>>
>> It used to have domain of foaf : Agent, but I think now is any URI?
>>
>> In the world of URIs (tho universal does not imply unique), It strikes
>> me that any URI that points to a resource, that may need access, to
>> any other URI, has use for this technology?
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/spec/#the-webid-protocol
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/spec/#the-webid-profile
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