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Re: BPR: Is redirection permitted?

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:59:37 -0400
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Cc: "public-ldp-wg@w3.org" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
On Oct 15, 2012, at 14:22, Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com> wrote:
> On 15/10/12 17:00, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>> You end all of this confusion by loosely coupling RDF, EAV, and Linked
>> Data.
> 
> A loose coupling (a meta-architecture) does not give interoperability.
> 
> It gives a set of design principles, but it needs another step to decide on the concrete instantiation of those principles.  A meta-architecture gives portability of skills and ideas.
> 
> The LDP needs to choose the concrete instantiation so that interoperation at the byte-on-wire level happens, otherwise it's just one more set of guidelines.

Yeah, +1.

I appreciate what Kingsley and Richard are trying to do to separate Linked Data from RDF.  There are some subtle (probably too subtle...) issues, especially of semantics.  However, LDP will need to decide what it *means* to say when it jettisons what RDF means.

Regards,
Dave

> 
>    Andy
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