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Re: MyProfile REST API.

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:30:59 +0200
Message-Id: <3334C992-A821-4900-A575-8AE227FA2F38@bblfish.net>
To: Corey Mwamba <send.missive@coreymwamba.co.uk>, "public-webid@w3.org" <public-webid@w3.org>

On 16 Aug 2012, at 17:04, "Corey Mwamba" <send.missive@coreymwamba.co.uk> wrote:

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>>> I'm still totally unclear as to why having a fragment identifier matters, but that was the issue!
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>> It would allow you to have one personal profile document with a number of different WebIDs in it.
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> <penny drops>AAAAAHHH</penny drops>
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>> It also makes it easier to distinguish documents from the things the documents are about without needing to add another convention such as that the doc needs a foaf:primaryTopic relation from doc to the thing it is about. So a lot of little things like that, just makes it simpler.
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> Okay.
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>> See http://webid.info/spec/ for more
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> But wait - I read the spec. The spec does not make that as clearly as you just have done now. It may be a case of my not being able to read specifications, or perhaps this needs explaining a lot simpler/clearer than the spec does??

Perhaps something to be improved in the spec. If  you have some text that you think would make things easier, you're welcome to propose it. (I'll be off to a conference for the next week, so don't worry if responses are a bit slow)

Henry


Social Web Architect
http://bblfish.net/
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2012 15:31:30 UTC

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