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Re: [webid-spec-proposal] WebID definition spec changes for 3. MUST be an HTTP(s) URI

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 22:03:24 +0100
Cc: WebID <public-webid@w3.org>
Message-Id: <54CADB37-19CF-4986-A2DA-CC9033CD1712@bblfish.net>
To: Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com>

On 23 Nov 2012, at 21:25, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Henry,
> 
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net> wrote:
> 
> On 22 Nov 2012, at 20:31, Stéphane Corlosquet <scorlosquet@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Just so people have something to look at when making their decision and pondering arguments, I've created a branch on hg where I pushed a proposal of the identity spec showing how WebID identity *could* be defined as a generic HTTP URI. You can view the full identity spec at:
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/raw-file/generic-http-uri-definition/spec/identity-respec.html
>> 
>> The diff is at:
>> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/rev/bcfb6bdd04c8
> 
> It looks simpler, but that is because you have lost the relation ship now between the WebID and the
> defining document. Doing that is going to take a lot more work if we have to speak about 303s... So 
> your work is incomplete.
> 
> The key sentence that you might have missed is in the definition of the WebID profile document [4]: "A WebID Profile is an RDF document that is found by dereferencing the WebID HTTP URI". The point here is to rely on HTTP to discover the Profile Document.

Ah yes, I missed this. Sorry.

> 
> Steph.
> 
> [4] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/WebID/raw-file/generic-http-uri-definition/spec/identity-respec.html#dfn-webid_profile
> 
>  
> 
>> 
>> I've added these links to the last section of the wiki page [1].
>> 
>> People who showed interest in such generic HTTP URI definition are encouraged to take a look and see if it's aligned with what they had in mind (Kingsley, Ted, Trueg, Nathan, etc...).
>> 
>> happy Thanksgiving!
>> -- 
>> Steph.
>> 
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/webid/wiki/WebID_Definition/hash
> 
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> 
> -- 
> Steph.

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