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Re: PUT and extensions

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:47:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4F7C8942.2000903@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 4/4/12 1:04 PM, Henry Story wrote:
> Currently if I PUT a file with an extension such as .rdf or .ttl
> on a read-write-web server, should the server pay particular attention
> to those extensions? Or should it be agnostic about them?

Shouldn't pay any attention to them . Tell the server what you are 
PUTing via HTTP request header :-)
> I suppose I am asking how close an rdf read-write-web server is to a
> web-dav server?

The are the same thing modulo methods that WebDAV adds to basic HTTP.

> If I PUT foaf.ttl
> should a GET foaf.rdf then succeed?

You can PUT a ttl resource and have a server send you back an rdf/xml 
document, for instance.
> what about a GET foaf HTTP/1.1 ?

No need for that :-)

> Henry
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/



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