RE: How RFC 5988 Link Relation fits Linked Data?

Hi Pavlik,

On 1 Nov 2014 at 19:19, ☮ elf Pavlik ☮ wrote:
> I would like to ask for help with clarifying use of RFC 5988 Link
> Relation in context of Linked Data.
> In Activity Streams 2.0, which very recently became WPWD, we currently find:
> * as:Link - Describes a link to a separate resource.
>   ink * as:rel - The RFC 5988 Link Relation associated with a Link.
>   el
> With some examples of their use available in:

This is similar to a reified statement. The advantage of such a model is that you can describe the link itself. The downside is that it introduces an intermediary node that kind of "obfuscates" the direct relationship between two resources which may add complexity.


Markus Lanthaler

Received on Tuesday, 4 November 2014 20:15:59 UTC