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Re: LDP a replacement for WebDav?

From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:47:13 -0400
To: public-rww@w3.org
Message-ID: <897fc17d-ab00-a18d-1805-49d85ef7f151@meetinghouse.net>
On 4/12/17 6:45 AM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 4/11/17 11:42 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/
>>
>>
>> I wouldn't call browsing an address, via curl, the equivalent of 
>> mounting a file directory. 
>
> Miles,
>
> That wasn't my point.
>
> I simply used curl as a mechanism for demonstrating retrieval of LDP 
> metadata associated with a folder. The folder in question is also 
> mountable via WebDAV or LDP (which we demonstrate in our RDF Editor).
>

Sorry to be pedantic, but you started with "You could mount an LDP 
Container" - so it kind of was your point.

The original poster was asking for clarity - let's not muddy the waters.

Miles Fidelman

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In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra
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