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Re: LDP a replacement for WebDav?

From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:46:56 -0400
To: public-rww@w3.org
Message-ID: <bf49e2a9-8187-b862-fbea-0abf0907b1b5@meetinghouse.net>

On 4/11/17 5:47 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 4/11/17 4:40 PM, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>>
>> On 4/11/17 4:32 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>> On 4/11/17 1:39 PM, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>>>> One would not, for example, mount an RDF file system.  (One might
>>>> browse a distributed collection of Linked Data using a browser with a
>>>> semantic data plug-in installed.)
>>> Hi Miles,
>>>
>>> You could mount an LDP Container (a/k/a Folder) via an LDP compliant
>>> app. Net effect, richer metadata for file/document browsing.
>>>
>>> Example:
>>>
>>> curl -ikLH "Origin: http://example.com" -H "Accept: text/turtle"
>>> https://id.myopenlink.net/DAV/home/KingsleyUyiIdehen/RWW/
>>>
>>> Due to broad OS support of WebDAV (which isn't the case for LDP, right
>>> now) we combine the use both in our RWW solutions.
>>>
>>>
>> Well yes, but that's not the intent of LDP or it's standard use. More
>> fundamentally - it's NOT a replacement for WebDAV, nor was it intended
>> as one.
>>
> Hi Miles,
>
> Nothing in this response, or the one's I made earlier [1],  imply that I
> see LDP as a replacement for WebDAV. My initial response clearly
> indicated that I see LDP as an alternative protocol (not replace) for
> RWW operations :)
>
> [1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rww/2017Apr/0003.html --
> My initial response.
>
I think I must have missed your original response.  My post was 
motivated by not seeing a clear statement that responded directly to the 
original question.  Yours clearly is such a response.

Miles

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