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Re: Linked Data Platform ISSUE-20: What is the base URI of a POSTed document?

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:33:41 +0100
Message-ID: <5076D8C5.3020003@epimorphics.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org

On 11/10/12 15:08, Alexandre Bertails wrote:
>> Agree and disagree.  There is no such thing as a "relative RDF Graph"
>> and you can't now take an off-the-shelf triple store as backing the LDP.
>>   I think it is a serious limitation if you can't take
>> off-the-shelf-software, as it serious hinders take-up.  Others may
>> prefer to have customized software specific to the purpose, based on
>> efficiency and convenience.
> Sooo, because tools got it wrong for so long, then we should continue
> in the same direction?
 > Also, I've been able to find workarounds in both Jena and Sesame. It's
 > not theory, it's in banana-rdf.

Jena is known to be outside the spec at that point.  The programmatic 
API allows improper URIs to be used.  The web API is more fussy.

It's not what implementations do, it's what the specs say (and their 
conformance criteria we all work so hard on).

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