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Re: BPR: Is redirection permitted?

From: Gavin Carothers <gavin@carothers.name>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 07:31:10 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPqY83z=SM1baEK=LpqBHeZ4vDngdYrcFJoYkn69VdLn0zBJrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Cc: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>, "public-ldp-wg@w3.org" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:15 AM, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com> wrote:
> On Oct 15, 2012, at 5:20, Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com> wrote:
>
>> On 11/10/12 18:02, Arnaud Le Hors wrote:
>>
>>> I actually agree with you on the fact that RDF and Linked Data are
>>> different - meaning there is a difference between the two, namely:
>>> URIs in Linked Data are dereferencable URLs
>
> Sorry to respond to the middle of a thread - I'm traveling.
>
> Arnaud's position seems odd to me.  Dereferencable URLs are always good IMO, but should Linked Data become somehow invalid if a URI doesn't dereference?  Of course not.  That suggests that dereferencable URLs are just a Good Thing, but not mandatory, just as they are in RDF.

Of course! The dereferencablity of a URI can change either from
network errors, or the simple passage of time. Just 'cause you can't
dereference a URI today doesn't mean it work work just fine in a day
or two.

--Gavin

>
> Sorry to be philosophic, but I think our shared mental model bears on Andy's questions.
>
>>
>> Can a GET on a BPR return 303?
>
> I certainly hope so.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>> Can BPR URIs have a fragment? (c.f. 4.1.2)
>>
>> The intro to section 4 says that BPRs come from linked data rules and the Linked Data page mentions fragment and 303.
>>
>> Or does the spec not care? (an example with a # would be good in that case)
>>
>>    Andy
>>
>> PS which triggers the thought (unrelated):
>>
>> Should a BPR respond 301 if not accessed by the canonical URL?
>>
>
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