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Re: shapes, forms, and footprints for building Linked Data apps

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:08:39 +0200
To: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>
Cc: public-rdf-shapes@w3.org
Message-ID: <20190617220838.GA15261@w3.org>
On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 04:45:17PM +0200, Ruben Verborgh wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> The Solid ecosystem (https://solid.inrupt.com/)
> is a way of building decentralized Linked Data apps,
> where people store their data in their own data pod
> and can interact with it using different apps.
> 
> To realize this kind of interoperability,
> we will likely heavily rely on shapes,
> extended with forms (UIs for people)
> and footprints (rules on where to store data).

For reference, a ShEx forms demo:
https://ericprud.github.io/shex-form/?manifestURL=examples/manifest.json


> We’ve written down some of our thinking
> in a Design Issue (status: draft) at
> https://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Footprints.html
> and I have written the longer story,
> including thoughts about future use cases, at
> https://ruben.verborgh.org/blog/2019/06/17/shaping-linked-data-apps/
> 
> Your feedback as shape experts is very welcome.
> I’m particularly interested in related technologies and use cases
> that we might have missed when writing this down.
> 
> Best,
> 
> Ruben
Received on Monday, 17 June 2019 22:08:46 UTC

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