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Re: LDP a replacement for WebDav?

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 00:38:35 +0200
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To: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
On 7 April 2017 at 00:33, Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I think this is correct? I'm going to conclude that the Linked Data
> Platform is a replacement for WebDAV with Semantic Web enhancements.
> http://stko.geog.ucsb.edu/sw2022/sw2022_paper3.pdf
> "
> Several proposals exist to enable machine-writable structured data. For
> instance, Tim Berners-Lee himself proposed update protocols based on
> WebDAV or SPARQL/Update [2] and implemented them in Tabulator.
> Lanthaler et al. tried to obtain a read-write Web of Data by integrating
> Web APIs into it (in the form of JSON services) [6]. Recently, W3C
> started a standardization activity to create a Linked Data Platform,
> with as main goal to define a RESTful way to read and write Linked
> Data [3]."

Not sure I would use the term replacement.  Many implementations support
both LDP and WebDAV.

My view on LDP is that it's a way to webize the file system.  This leads to
being able to do web type stuff with files, and file system type stuff on
the web.  Both are useful.

> https://www.w3.org/2012/ldp/charter  (LDP charter)
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebDAV  (about WebDav)
> https://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/whats-new/ (mentions proxy from WebDav to
> LDP)
> -Brent Shambaugh
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