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Re: ISSUE-36: Summary of ways of making containers

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:02:36 +0100
Cc: "public-ldp-wg@w3.org" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C527955C-C4E3-4C15-BA57-34A3BDEE8DEE@bblfish.net>
To: Roger Menday <roger.menday@uk.fujitsu.com>

On 24 Jan 2013, at 11:38, Roger Menday <roger.menday@uk.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> 
> Henry, 
> 
> Let's say that LDP is the web for robots (i.e. HTML is replaced by RDF, hypermedia -> hyperdata). What is the application out there on the human web which requires container creation, which we also need to offer to our robotic clients ? 

Whenever you want to partition spaces to give access rights to different groups of users for example
Or if you want different interaction with the resources contained therein. 

> 
> Roger
> 
> p.s. I don't think a wiki is an answer, because create container is part of the application. 
> 
> 
> On 23 Jan 2013, at 09:41, Henry Story wrote:
> 
>> In summary here are the proposed ways of allowing applications to make
>> containers:
>> 
>> 1. Using the MKCOL HTTP Method from WebDAV
>> ------------------------------------------
>> 
>> - Works like GET/PUT/POST/DELETE . 
>> - Implemented in 100s of millions of clients on MS-Windows, OSX, Linux, and other Unixes for WebDAV
>> - RFC: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4918#section-9.3
>> 
>> 2. POST + server looks at content of graph
>> ------------------------------------------
>> 
>>  if graph posted to ldp:Container </satellite/x4354/> contains the triple
>> 
>>     <> a ldp:Container .
>> 
>>  the server makes a container.
>> 
>> 3. Link from LDPC to factory
>> ----------------------------
>> 
>>  The container </satellite/y500/> contains a link to a factory <makeAnotherContainer> .
>> 
>>  <> a ldp:Container;
>>     ldp:containerFactory <makeAnotherContainer> .
>> 
>> <makeAnotherContainer> would then be something else besides an LDPR or an LDPC. 
>> It  would need to describe itself as a factory and tell you for which collection it was a 
>> factory for. One can then POST something into the <makeAnotherContainer> factory in 
>> order to create a collection inside the original </satellite/y500/> .
>> 
>> 4. Link from LDPC to home document that links to factory
>> --------------------------------------------------------
>> 
>>  The container contains a link to the home document
>> 
>>  <> a ldp:Container;
>>     ldp:homeDocument <http://nasa.gov/satellite/y500/homeSweetHome/> .
>> 
>>  The home document contains a link to the containerFactory
>> 
>>  <http://nasa.gov/satellite/y500/homeSweetHome/> a ldp:HomeDocument;
>>     ldp:containerFactory <makeContainersFor> .
>> 
>>  Sending a POST to the containerFactory can create a container, but requires 
>> telling the container factory which container one wishes to create the container 
>> in. The containerFactory needs to describe also which containers it can create 
>> a factory for.
>> 
>> Henry  
>> 
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
>> 
> 

Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/



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