ldp-ISSUE-48 (profiles): Profile mechanism is Needed [Linked Data Platform core]

ldp-ISSUE-48 (profiles): Profile mechanism is Needed [Linked Data Platform core]


Raised by: Henry Story
On product: Linked Data Platform core

It has been argued again and again by Erik Wilde on the mailing list [1] that LDP needs a way to be able to specify what types of triples must appear in a graph for a specific resource. Others have argued that one needs this to specify what type of entity should be POSTed to a server. The notion of profiles has come up as name for specifying this [2].

To my knowledge no such things as profiles are defined clearly for RDF currently, and since Erik argues one cannot use ldp on the Web without such a notion - even for publishing at lpd:Container - it is incumbent on the group to develop the mechanisms to specify this for a graph of any type.

Either that of course or show/argue that this is in fact mistaken.


[1]  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ldp-wg/2013Jan/0427.html
  It needs profiles  "only if LDP wants to be visible on the web as a service."

[2] the following mail "What are Profiles?" goes into more detail into what they are

Received on Thursday, 31 January 2013 18:18:58 UTC