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Re: MyProfile REST API.

From: Corey Mwamba <send.missive@coreymwamba.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:47:07 +0100
To: public-webid@w3.org
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On Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:30:59 +0100, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:

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> 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??
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> 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)
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> Henry
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> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
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If it would help - I'm sure a few people I know would be really into making their own WebIDs if they could break through the language. I'm deep in writing mode at the mo, but am happy to help if I can.

C.
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