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Re: LDP a replacement for WebDav?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 09:38:17 -0400
To: public-rww@w3.org
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On 4/6/17 6:33 PM, Brent Shambaugh 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]."
>
> 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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Hi Brent,

I would characterize LDP as just another protocol for Read-Write
operations over HTTP, rather than a replacement for WebDAV.

LDP  includes support for resource metadata represented as RDF
statements (serialized using RDF-Turtle or JSON-LD document content-types).

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