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RE: Relating hydra:Classes to hydra:IriTemplates

From: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:39:31 +0200
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On 26 Jun 2014 at 14:19, Jindřich Mynarz wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 2:10 PM, Markus Lanthaler wrote:
>> It surprises me that the notion of an entry point is that confusing for you. Just think of it
> this way: Someone sends you a link to a Hydra ApiDocumentation. Now you know what
> concepts are used in the API etc. But you don't know how to get started, i.e., how to enter
> the API. hydra:entrypoint tells you just that. It tells you for example, go and start at
> http://api.example.com/ and proceed from there.
> No, the relation of hydra:ApiDocumentation to an entry point is
> perfectly clear to me.
> What I believe is not that clear is what an entry point typically
> offers (what's in its representation). So far, we've only discussed
> that it may offer hydra:Links to hydra:Collections. What else? What
> kinds of operations would be common to have on entry point? I believe
> that hints of this kind would help to clarify how the concept of entry
> point should be used.

That's impossible to answer as it depends entirely on the API at hand, i.e., we can't generalize it I think.

Markus Lanthaler
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2014 12:40:07 UTC

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