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Re: Important Question re. WebID Verifiers & Linked Data

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:10:20 +0100
Cc: public-xg-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <62E3F924-0309-4EF5-A51D-1484EE76E290@bblfish.net>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 22 Dec 2011, at 17:55, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> On 12/22/11 11:32 AM, Jiří Procházka wrote:
>> let the WebID core specification
>> be abstract, based on Linked Data ideal, not requiring specific format,
>> then have a separate specification aimed at interoperability and
>> adoption, specifying restrictions such as
> If you are suggesting the above, then I am in violent agreement with you!

Yes, we had that this summer and nobody on this list did anything then. Jiri do you have
a WebID implementation of any kind? 

> There's no harm in having complimentary implementation guides for RDF/XML, RDFa, Microdata, Turtle.
> TimBL's design issues note (*original version*) for Linked Data is a classic example of an implementation guide for publishing Linked Data at InterWeb scales, courtesy of AWWW exploitation :-)
> Henry: RDF and SPARQL specificity was added retrospectively.

You mean RDF/XML specificity. People here seemed to be quite happy with it
SPARQL is not required. Look at the text it has 2 paragraphs on how you can do the same without SPARQL.

Just a few moments ago you were saying how turtle is great because it has sparql which is like turtle. 


> Links:
> 1. http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html -- TimBL's Linked Data Design Issues Note.
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