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	TODO: Search for them within this document.
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	TODO: Once companion documents (best practices, primer) have URLs, link to them.  Search on "companion".
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  <head>
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    <title>Linked Data Platform 1.0</title>
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    <meta http-equiv='Content-Type' content='text/html;charset=utf-8'/>
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      === NOTA BENE ===
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      For the three scripts below, if your spec resides on dev.w3 you can check them
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      out in the same tree and use relative links so that they'll work offline,
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      var respecConfig = {
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          // specification status (e.g. ED, WD, LC, NOTE, etc.). If in doubt use ED.
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          specStatus:           "ED",
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          // the specification's short name, as in http://www.w3.org/TR/short-name/
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          shortName:            "ldp",
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          // subtitle   :  "an excellent document",
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          // if you wish the publication date to be other than today, set this
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          //publishDate:  "2014-03-11",
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          // if the specification's copyright date is a range of years, specify
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          // the start date here:
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          // copyrightStart: "2005"
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          // if there is a previously published draft, uncomment this and set its YYYY-MM-DD date
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          // and its maturity status
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          previousPublishDate:  "2014-03-11",
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          previousMaturity:  	"LC",
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          previousURI: 			"http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-ldp-20140311/",
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          // if there a publicly available Editor's Draft, this is the link
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          edDraftURI:           "http://www.w3.org/2012/ldp/hg/ldp.html",
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          // if this is a LCWD, uncomment and set the end of its review period
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          lcEnd: "2014-04-02",
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          maxTocLevel: 2,
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          // if you want to have extra CSS, append them to this list
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          //extraCSS:             ["https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ldpwg/css/respec.css"],
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          // editors, add as many as you like
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          // only "name" is required
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          editors:  [
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              { name: "Steve Speicher", url: "http://stevespeicher.blogspot.com",
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                company: "IBM Corporation", companyURL: "http://ibm.com/" },
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              { name: "John Arwe", url: "https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/groups/service/html/allcommunities?userid=120000CAW7",
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                company: "IBM Corporation", companyURL: "http://ibm.com/" },
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			  {name: "Ashok Malhotra", url: "mailto:ashok.malhotra@oracle.com",
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			    company: "Oracle Corporation", companyURL: "http://www.oracle.com" },
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          ],
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          // authors, add as many as you like. 
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          // This is optional, uncomment if you have authors as well as editors.
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          // only "name" is required. Same format as editors.
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          //authors:  [
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          //    { name: "Your Name", url: "http://example.org/",
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          //      company: "Your Company", companyURL: "http://example.com/" },
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          //],
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          // name of the WG
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          wg:           "Linked Data Platform Working Group",
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          // URI of the public WG page
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          wgURI:        "http://www.w3.org/2012/ldp",
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          // name (without the @w3c.org) of the public mailing to which comments are due
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          wgPublicList: "public-ldp-comments",
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          // URI of the patent status for this WG, for Rec-track documents
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          // !!!! IMPORTANT !!!!
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          // This is important for Rec-track documents, do not copy a patent URI from a random
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          // document unless you know what you're doing. If in doubt ask your friendly neighbourhood
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          // Team Contact.
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          wgPatentURI:  "http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/55082/status",
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          doRDFa: "1.1",
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			localBiblio:  {
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				"HTTPBIS-SEMANTICS": {
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					title:    "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics/"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"R. Fielding"
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					,   "J. Reschke"
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					]
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				,   status:   "In Last Call"
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				,   publisher:  "IETF"
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				},
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				"RFC2817": {
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					title:    "Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2817"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"R. Khare"
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					,   "S. Lawrence"
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					]
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				,   status:   "Proposed Standard"
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				,   publisher:  "IETF"
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				},
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				"RFC5005": {
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					title:    "Feed Paging and Archiving"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5005"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"M. Nottingham"
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				,   status:   "Proposed Standard"
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				,   publisher:  "IETF"
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				},
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				"LDP-PAGING": {
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					title:    "Linked Data Platform Paging"
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				,   href:     "https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ldpwg/raw-file/default/ldp-paging.html"
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						"S. Speicher", "J. Arwe", "A. Malhotra"
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				,   status:   "Editor's Working Draft"
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				,   publisher:  "W3C"
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				"POWDER": {
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					title:    "Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER): Description Resources"
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				,   href:     "http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-powder-dr-20090901/"
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						"Phil Archer", "Kevin Smith", "Andrea Perego"
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				,   status:   "W3C Recommendation"
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					title:    "Prefer"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"J. Snell"
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					]
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					title:    "The Accept-Post HTTP Header"
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				,   href:     "http:tools.ietf.org/html/draft-wilde-accept-post"
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						"J. Arwe", "S. Speicher", "E. Wilde"
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						"R. Garcia-Castro", "F. Serena"
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				,   status:   "Editor's Draft of Working Group Note"
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		 /* ReSpec uses color ff4500 for code elements, which does not print well on some black & white printers
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HTTP access to web resources that describe their state using the <abbr title="Resource Description Framework">RDF</abbr>
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data model.
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   	 This is the 2nd Last Call for Comments where the Working Group has addressed all
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   	 raised issues and as a result some significant changes have been made, see <a href="#history" class="sectionRef"></a>.  Most notably 
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   	 REC-track specification. [[LDP-PAGING]]
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	 A test suite is available at [[LDP-Tests]].
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   <p>The following features are At Risk:</p>
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		that allows clients to determine which media types a server accepts on POST requests.
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   <li>The requirement that LDP clients be <a href="#atrisk-paging">paging-aware</a>.
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<h1>Introduction</h1>
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	<p>This specification describes the use
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	of HTTP for accessing, updating, creating and deleting resources from
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	servers that expose their resources as Linked Data.  It provides clarifications
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	and extensions of the rules of Linked Data [[LINKED-DATA]]:</p>
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		<li>Use URIs as names for things</li>
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		<li>Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names</li>
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		<li>When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards
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	<p>This specification discusses standard HTTP and RDF techniques  
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	create, read, and write <a title="Linked Data Platform Resource">Linked Data Platform Resources</a>.
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	A companion document discusses best practices that you 
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	should use, and anti-patterns you should avoid, when constructing these clients and servers.
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	<p>This specification defines a special type of <a>Linked Data Platform Resource</a>: a 
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	<a title="Linked Data Platform Container">Container</a>.  Containers are very useful 
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	This specification discusses how to work with containers.  Resources can be added to containers  
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	POST (see <a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>).</p>
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	provides the ability to break large resource representations into multiple paged responses [[LDP-PAGING]].</p>
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	and <a href="#base-specs" class="sectionRef"></a>.</p>
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	<dt>Link</dt>
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	<dt>Linked Data</dt>
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	<dd>As defined by Tim Berners-Lee [[LINKED-DATA]].<p></p></dd>
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	<dt>Client</dt>
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	<dd>A program that establishes connections for the purpose of sending requests [[HTTP11]].<p></p></dd>
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	<dd>An application
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		creation process.</p>
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	A set of triples, maintained by the LDPC, that lists documents created by the LDPC but not yet deleted.
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<h1>Linked Data Platform Resources</h1>
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		commercial, governmental, scientific, religious, or other.</p>
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				such as type changes?</li>
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			href="https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ldpwg/raw-file/default/ldp-bp/ldp-bp.html"
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			title="LDP Best Practices and Guidelines"
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	into client consumable chunks called pages. A separate LDP specification outlines the conformance
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	rules around pagination [[LDP-PAGING]].
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	</p>
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	<p>A LDP server can manage two kinds of <a title="Linked Data Platform Resources">LDPRs</a>, those resources whose state 
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	is represented using RDF (LDP-RS) and those using other formats (LDP-NR).  LDP-RSs have the unique
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	quality that their representation is based on RDF, which addresses a number of use cases from web metadata, open data 
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	models, machine processable information, and automated processing by software agents [[!rdf11-concepts]].  LDP-NRs are almost anything
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	on the Web today: images, HTML pages, word processing documents, spreadsheets, etc. and LDP-RSs hold 
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	metadata associated with LDP-NRs in some cases.
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	</p>
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    <figure id="fig-ldpr-types">
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        <img src="images/ldpr1.png" alt="Sample separation of Linked Data Platform Resource" />
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        <figcaption>Samples of different types of LDPRs</figcaption>
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    </figure>
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    <p>The LDP-NRs and LDP-RSs are simply sub-types of LDPRs, as illustrated in <a href="#fig-ldpr-class"></a>.</p>  
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    <figure id="fig-ldpr-class">
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       <img src="images/ldpr2.png" alt="Class Diagram of Linked Data Platform Resource" />
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       <figcaption>Class relationship of types of Linked Data Platform Resources</figcaption>
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     </figure>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-resource">
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<h2>Resource</h2>
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<section id="ldpr-general">
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<h2>General</h2>
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-http"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST at least be HTTP/1.1 conformant servers [[!HTTP11]].
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.1 / #ldpr-4_2_1 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-binary"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY host a mixture of <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a>
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	and <a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP-NRs</a>. For example, it
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		is common for <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to need to host binary or text resources
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		that do not have useful RDF representations.</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.3 / #ldpr-4_2_3 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-etags"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP server</a> responses MUST use entity tags (either 
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		weak or strong ones) as response <code>ETag</code> header values, for responses that contain resource representations or
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		successful responses to HTTP <code>HEAD</code> requests.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.8 / #ldpr-4_2_8 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-linktypehdr"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
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		exposing LDPRs 
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		MUST advertise their LDP support by exposing a HTTP <code>Link</code> header
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		with a target URI of <code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#Resource</code>, and
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		a link relation type of <code>type</code> (that is, <code>rel='type'</code>)
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		in all responses to requests made 
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		to an LDPR's HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> [[!RFC5988]]. 
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.10 / #ldpr-4_2_10 -->
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	<blockquote>
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		<p>
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		Note: 
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		The HTTP <code>Link</code> header is the method by which servers assert their support for the LDP specification 
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		on a specific resource in a way that clients can inspect dynamically at run-time.   
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		This is <strong>not</strong> equivalent to the
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		presence of a <var>(subject-URI, <code>rdf:type</code>, <code>ldp:Resource</code>)</var> triple in an LDP-RS.
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		The presence of the header asserts that the server complies with the LDP specification's constraints on 
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		HTTP interactions with LDPRs, that is
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		it asserts that the resource <a href="#ldpr-gen-etags">has Etags</a>, <a href="#ldpr-options-must">supports OPTIONS</a>, and so on,
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		which is not true of all Web resources.
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		</p>
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		<p>
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		Note: 
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		<a href="#ldpr-gen-binary">A LDP server can host a mixture of LDP-RSs and LDP-NRs</a>, and therefore there is no implication
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		that LDP support advertised on one HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> means that other 
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		resources on the same server are also LDPRs.  Each HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> needs to be 
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		individually inspected, in the absence of outside information.
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		</p>
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	</blockquote>
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-defbaseuri"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST assign the default 
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		base-URI for [[!RFC3987]] relative-URI resolution to be the HTTP 
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		<code>Request-URI</code> when the resource already exists, and to the URI of the created resource when the request results 
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		in the creation of a new resource.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.12 / #ldpr-4_2_12 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-gen-pubclireqs"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST 
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		publish any constraints on <a title="LDP client">LDP clients’</a> ability to 
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		create or update LDPRs, by adding a Link header with <code>rel='describedby'</code> 
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		[[!RFC5988]] to all responses to requests which fail due to violation of 
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		those constraints.  For example, a server that refuses resource creation 
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		requests via HTTP PUT, POST, or PATCH would return this <code>Link</code> header on its 
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		4xx responses to such requests.
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		The same <code>Link</code> header MAY be provided on other responses.  LDP neither 
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		defines nor constrains the representation of the link's target resource.  Natural language 
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		constraint documents are therefore permitted, 
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		although machine-readable ones facilitate better client interactions.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.13 / #ldpr-4_2_13 -->
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_GET">
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<h2>HTTP GET</h2>
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	<section id="ldpr-get-must"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>GET</code> Method for LDPRs.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.3.1 / #ldpr-4_3_1 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-get-options"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP response headers defined in 
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		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.3.2 / #ldpr-4_3_2 -->
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_POST">
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<h2>HTTP POST</h2>
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	<p>
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		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
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		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
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		When a LDP server supports this method, 
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		this specification imposes no new requirements for LDPRs.
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	</p>
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   634
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	<p>Clients can create LDPRs via <code>POST</code> (<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>) to a LDPC, 
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		via <code>PUT</code> (<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_PUT" class="sectionRef"></a>), or any other methods allowed
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		for HTTP resources.  Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
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		<a href="#ldpr-gen-pubclireqs">must be advertised</a> to clients.
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	</p>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_PUT">
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<h2>HTTP PUT</h2>
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	<p>
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		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
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		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
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		When a LDP server supports this method, 
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		this specification imposes the following new requirements for LDPRs.
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	</p>
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	<p>
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   653
		Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
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   654
		<a href="#ldpr-gen-pubclireqs">must be advertised</a> to clients.
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	</p>
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   657
	<section id="ldpr-put-replaceall"><h2 class="normal">If a HTTP <code>PUT</code> is accepted on an existing resource, 
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   658
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
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		replace the entire persistent state of the identified resource with
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   660
		the entity representation in the body of the request. 
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   661
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY ignore server-managed properties such as <code>dcterms:modified</code> 
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		and <code>dcterms:creator</code> if they are not under
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   663
		client control. Any <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that wish
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		to support a more sophisticated merge of data provided by the client
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		with existing state stored on the server for a resource MUST use HTTP
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   666
		<code>PATCH</code>, not HTTP <code>PUT</code>.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.1 / #ldpr-4_5_1 -->
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   669
	<section id="ldpr-put-simpleupdate"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD allow clients to update resources without
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   670
		requiring detailed knowledge of server-specific constraints.  
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   671
		This is a consequence of the requirement to enable simple creation and modification of LDPRs.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.7 / #ldpr-4_5_7 -->	
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   673
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   674
	<section id="ldprs-put-servermanagedprops"><h2 class="normal">
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		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received 
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   676
		that attempts to change properties the server does not allow clients to modify, 
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   677
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST 
600
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		fail the request by responding with a 4xx range status code (typically
519
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   679
		409 Conflict). 
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   680
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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   681
		information about which properties could not be
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   682
		persisted.
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   683
		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP.
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   684
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.1.1 / #ldpr-4_5_1_1 -->
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   685
	<blockquote>
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   686
		Non-normative note: Clients might provide properties equivalent to those already in the resource's state,
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   687
		e.g. as part of a GET/update representation/PUT sequence, and those PUT requests are intended to work as long as the 
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   688
		server-managed properties 
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   689
		are identical on the GET response and the subsequent PUT request.
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   690
		This is in contrast to other cases like write-once properties that the server does not allow clients to modify once set; 
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   691
		write-once properties are under client control, they are not <a href="#ldpr-put-replaceall">server-managed</a>.
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   692
	</blockquote>
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   693
	
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   694
	<section id="ldprs-put-failed"><h2 class="normal">
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   695
		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received that contains properties the server 
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   696
		chooses not to persist, e.g. unknown content,
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   697
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST respond with an appropriate 4xx range status code
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   698
		[[HTTP11]].  
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   699
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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   700
		information about which properties could not be
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   701
		persisted.
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   702
		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP. LDP servers
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   703
		expose these application-specific constraints as described in <a href="#ldpr-general" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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   704
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.4 / #ldpr-4_5_4 -->
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   705
	
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   706
	<section id="ldpr-put-precond"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> SHOULD use the HTTP <code>If-Match</code>
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   707
		header and HTTP <code>ETags</code> to ensure it isn’t
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		modifying a resource that has changed since the client last retrieved
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   709
		its representation. <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD require the HTTP <code>If-Match</code> header and HTTP <code>ETags</code>
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   710
		to detect collisions. <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST respond with status code 412
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   711
		(Condition Failed) if <code>ETag</code>s fail to match when there are no other
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   712
		errors with the request [[!HTTP11]].  <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that require conditional requests MUST respond with status code 428
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   713
		(Precondition Required) when the absence of a precondition is the only reason for rejecting the request [[!RFC6585]].
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   714
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.2 / #ldpr-4_5_2 -->
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   715
	
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   716
	<section id="ldpr-put-create"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY choose to allow the creation of new resources using HTTP <code>PUT</code>.
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   717
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.6 / #ldpr-4_5_6 -->
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   718
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</section>
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   721
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_DELETE">
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   722
<h2>HTTP DELETE</h2>
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   723
	<p>
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   724
		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
475
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   725
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
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   726
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
548
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   727
		this specification imposes no new blanket requirements for LDPRs.
475
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   728
	</p>
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   729
		
548
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   730
	<p>Additional requirements on HTTP <code>DELETE</code> for LDPRs within containers can be found in
466
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   731
	<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_DELETE" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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   732
	</p>
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   733
</section>
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   734
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   735
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_HEAD">
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   736
<h2>HTTP HEAD</h2>
515
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diff changeset
   737
	<p>Note that certain LDP mechanisms rely on HTTP headers, and HTTP generally requires that
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   738
		<code>HEAD</code> responses include the same headers as <code>GET</code> responses.  
333
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   739
		Thus, implementers should also carefully read sections <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET"></a> 
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   740
		and <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS"></a>.</p>
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   741
	<section id="ldpr-head-must"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>HEAD</code> method.
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   742
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.7.1 / #ldpr-4_7_1 -->
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   743
</section>
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   744
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   745
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">
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   746
<h2>HTTP PATCH</h2>
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   747
	<p>
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   748
		Per [[RFC5789]], this HTTP method is optional and 
475
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   749
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
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   750
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
475
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   751
		this specification imposes the following new requirements for LDPRs.
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   752
	</p>
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   753
		
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   754
	<p>
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   755
		Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
435
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diff changeset
   756
		<a href="#ldpr-gen-pubclireqs">must be advertised</a> to clients.
500
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   757
	</p>
435
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   758
	
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   759
	<section id="ldpr-patch-acceptpatch"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support <code>PATCH</code> MUST
158
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   760
		include an <code>Accept-Patch</code> HTTP response header [[!RFC5789]] on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code>
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   761
		requests, listing patch document media type(s) supported by the server.
435
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   762
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.8.4 / #ldpr-4_8_4 -->
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   763
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   764
</section>
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   765
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   766
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS">
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   767
<h2>HTTP OPTIONS</h2>
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   768
	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> for LDPRs 
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   769
		beyond those in [[!HTTP11]].  Other sections of this specification, for example 
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   770
		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">PATCH</a>,
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   771
		<a href="#header-accept-post">Accept-Post</a>,
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   772
		add other requirements on <code>OPTIONS</code> responses.
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   773
		</p>
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   774
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   775
	<section id="ldpr-options-must"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> method.
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   776
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.9.1 / #ldpr-4_9_1 -->
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   777
		
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   778
	<section id="ldpr-options-allow"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST indicate their support for HTTP Methods by
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		responding to a HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> request on the LDPR’s URL with the HTTP
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		Method tokens in the HTTP response header <code>Allow</code>.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.9.2 / #ldpr-4_9_2 -->
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</section> <!-- h2 -->
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</section> <!-- ldpr-resource -->
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<section id="ldprs">
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<h2>RDF Source</h2>
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<p>The following section contains normative clauses for <a title="">Linked Data Platform RDF Source</a>.</p>
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<section id="ldprs-general">
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<h2>General</h2>
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	<section id="ldprs-are-ldpr"><h2 class="normal">Each <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP RDF Source</a> MUST also be 
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		a conforming <a title="Linked Data Platform Resource">LDP Resource</a> as defined in <a href="#ldpr-resource" class="sectionRef"></a>, along with the
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		restrictions in this section. <a title="">LDP client</a>s MAY infer the following triple: one
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		whose subject is the <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a>, 
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		whose predicate is <code>rdf:type</code>, 
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		and whose object is <code>ldp:Resource</code>, 
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		but there is no requirement to materialize this triple in the LDP-RS representation.
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	</h2></section>
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	<section id="ldprs-gen-atleast1rdftype"><h2 class="normal"><a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a> representations SHOULD have at least one <code>rdf:type</code>
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		set explicitly.  This makes the representations much more useful to
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   806
		client applications that don’t support inferencing.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.5 / #ldpr-4_2_5 -->
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   808
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	<section id="ldprs-rdftype"><h2 class="normal">The representation of a LDP-RS MAY have an <code>rdf:type</code>
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		of <code>ldp:RDFSource</code> for <a title="">Linked Data Platform RDF Source</a>.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.2.7 / #ldpc-5_2_7 -->
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	<section id="ldprs-gen-rdf"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST provide an RDF representation for <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a>. 
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	The HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> of the LDP-RS is typically the subject of most triples in the response.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.2 / #ldpr-4_2_2 -->
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	<section id="ldprs-gen-reusevocab"><h2 class="normal"><a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a> SHOULD reuse existing vocabularies instead of creating
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		their own duplicate vocabulary terms.  In addition to this general rule, some specific cases are
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		covered by other conformance rules.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.4 / #ldpr-4_2_4 -->
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	<section id="ldprs-gen-reusevocabsuchas"><h2 class="normal"><a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a> predicates SHOULD use standard vocabularies such as Dublin Core
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		[[!DC-TERMS]], RDF [[!rdf11-concepts]] and RDF Schema [[!rdf-schema]], whenever
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		possible.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.4.1 / #ldpr-4_2_4_1 -->
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	<section id="ldp-cli-multitype"><h2 class="normal">In the absence of special knowledge of the application or domain, 
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST assume that any LDP-RS can have multiple <code>rdf:type</code> triples with different objects.
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   829
	</h2></section> <!-- Was 4.3.5 / #ldpr-4_3_5 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-typeschange"><h2 class="normal">In the absence of special knowledge of the application or domain, 
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST assume that the <code>rdf:type</code> values
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		of a given LDP-RS can change over time.
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	</h2></section> <!-- Was 4.3.6 / #ldpr-4_3_6 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-openpreds"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> SHOULD always assume that the set of predicates for a
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   837
		LDP-RS of a particular type at an arbitrary server is open, in the
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   838
		sense that different resources of the same type may not all have the
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   839
		same set of predicates in their triples, and the set of predicates that
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		are used in the state of any one LDP-RS is not limited to any pre-defined
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   841
		set.
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   842
	</h2></section> <!-- Was 4.5.3 / #ldpr-ldpr-4_5_3 -->
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   844
	<section id="ldprs-gen-noinferencing"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
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   845
		MUST NOT require LDP clients to implement inferencing in order to recognize the subset
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   846
		of content defined by LDP.  Other specifications built on top of LDP may require clients
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		to implement inferencing [[!rdf11-concepts]].  The practical implication is that all content defined by LDP
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   848
		must be explicitly represented, unless noted otherwise within this document.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.2.11 / #ldpr-4_2_11 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-preservetriples"><h2 class="normal">
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		A <a title="LDP client">LDP client</a> MUST preserve all triples retrieved from a LDP-RS using HTTP <code>GET</code> that
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		it doesn’t change whether it understands the predicates or not, when
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		its intent is to perform an update using HTTP <code>PUT</code>.  The use of HTTP
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		<code>PATCH</code> instead of HTTP <code>PUT</code> for update avoids this burden for clients
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		[[RFC5789]].
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	</h2></section> <!-- Was 4.5.5 / #ldpr-ldpr-4_5_5 -->
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-can-hint"><h2 class="normal">
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MAY 
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		provide LDP-defined hints that allow servers to optimize the content of responses.
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		<a href="#prefer-parameters" class="sectionRef"></a> defines hints that apply to 
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		<a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a>.
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	</h2></section> 
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-hints-ignorable"><h2 class="normal">
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST 
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   868
		be capable of processing responses formed by a LDP server that ignores hints,
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		including LDP-defined hints.
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	</h2></section>
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	<div class="atrisk" id="atrisk-paging"><p class="atrisktext">Feature At Risk</p>
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	<p>The LDP Working Group proposes incorporation of the following clause to make LDP clients paging aware:</p>
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	<section id="ldpr-cli-paging"><h2 class="normal">
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> SHOULD 
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		be capable of processing successful HTTP <code>GET</code> responses formed by a LDP server
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		that independently initiated paging, returning a page of representation instead of full resource
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		representation [[!LDP-PAGING]].
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	</h2>
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	</section> 
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	</div>
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</section> <!-- ldprs-general -->
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<section id="ldprs-HTTP_GET">
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<h2>HTTP GET</h2>
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	<section id="ldprs-get-turtle"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST provide a <code>text/turtle</code>
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		representation of the requested <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a> whenever HTTP content negotiation
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		does not force another outcome [[!turtle]].  In other words, if the server receives a <code>GET</code> request whose <code>Request-URI</code>
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   890
		identifies a <a title="">LDP-RS</a>, and either <code>text/turtle</code> has the highest relative quality
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   891
		factor (<code>q=</code> value) in the 
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		Accept request header or that header is absent, then an <a title="">LDP server</a> has to respond with Turtle.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.3.3 / #ldpr-4_3_3 -->
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   895
	<section id="ldprs-get-jsonld"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD offer a <code>application/ld+json</code>
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		representation of the requested <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a> [[!JSON-LD]].
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   897
	</h2></section><!-- new -->
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</section> <!-- ldprs-HTTP_GET -->
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</section> <!-- ldprs RDF Source-->
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<section id="ldpnr">
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<h2>Non-RDF Source</h2>
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<p>The following section contains normative clauses for <a title="">Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source</a>.</p>
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   908
<section id="ldpnr-general">
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<h2>General</h2>
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	<section id="ldpnr-are-ldpr"><h2 class="normal">Each <a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP Non-RDF Source</a> MUST also be 
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		a conforming <a title="Linked Data Platform Resource">LDP Resource</a> in <a href="#ldpr-resource" class="sectionRef"></a>.  
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   913
		<a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP Non-RDF Sources</a> may not be able to fully express their
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   914
		state using RDF [[rdf11-concepts]]. 
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
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diff changeset
   915
	</h2></section>
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   916
	
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   917
	<section id="ldpnr-type"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> exposing an <a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP Non-RDF Source</a> 
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   918
		MAY advertise this by exposing a HTTP <code>Link</code> header
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   919
		with a target URI of <code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#NonRDFSource</code>, and
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   920
		a link relation type of <code>type</code> (that is, <code>rel='type'</code>)
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   921
		in responses to requests made 
196b408851fd Added usage for ldp:NonLDPSource
sspeiche
parents: 580
diff changeset
   922
		to the LDP-NR's HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> [[!RFC5988]].  
513
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   923
	</h2></section>
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   924
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   925
</section> <!-- ldpnr Non-RDF Source-->
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   926
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   927
</section>
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   928
2df2933649d4 Split out different kinds of LDPRs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 512
diff changeset
   929
</section> <!-- ldpr h1 -->
174
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John Arwe
parents: 173
diff changeset
   930
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
   931
<section id="ldpc">
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
   932
<h1>Linked Data Platform Containers</h1>
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diff changeset
   933
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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diff changeset
   934
<section class="informative" id="ldpc-informative">		
466
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John Arwe
parents: 465
diff changeset
   935
<h2>Introduction</h2>
12
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sspeiche
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diff changeset
   936
	<p>Many HTTP applications and sites have organizing
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   937
		concepts that partition the overall space of resources into smaller
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   938
		containers. Blog posts are grouped into blogs, wiki pages are grouped
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   939
		into wikis, and products are grouped into catalogs. Each resource
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   940
		created in the application or site is created within an instance of
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   941
		one of these container-like entities, and users can list the existing
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   942
		artifacts within one. Containers answer some basic questions, which
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   943
		are:</p>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   944
	<ol>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   945
		<li>To which URLs can I POST to create new resources?</li>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   946
		<li>Where can I GET a list of existing resources?</li>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   947
		<li>How do I get information about the members along with the container?</li>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   948
		<li>How	can I ensure the resource data is easy to query?</li>
497
67f04abb73e6 Factored out paging and sorting into separate spec LDP-Paging
sspeiche
parents: 496
diff changeset
   949
		<li>How	is the order of the container entries expressed? [[LDP-PAGING]]</li>
12
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sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   950
	</ol>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   951
	<p>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   952
		This document defines the representation and behavior of containers
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   953
		that address these issues. There are multiple types of containers defined
509
3b515a98338d fixed typos, removed empty section, fixed mixed set of "an LDP" and "a LDP"
Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com>
parents: 508
diff changeset
   954
		to support a variety of use cases, all that support a base set of capabilities.
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   955
		The contents of a container is
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   956
		defined by a set of triples in its representation (and state) called
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   957
		the <a title="Containment triples">containment triples</a> that follow a fixed pattern.
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   958
		Additional types of containers allow for the set of members of a container to be
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   959
		defined by a set of triples in its representation called
373
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   960
		the <a title="Membership triples">membership triples</a> that follow a consistent pattern
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   961
		(see the linked-to definition for the possible patterns). 
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   962
		The membership triples of a container all
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   963
		have the same predicate, called the membership predicate, 
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   964
		and either the subject or the object is also a consistent value
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   965
		– the remaining position of the membership
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   966
		triples (the one that varies) define the members of the container. 
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   967
		In the simplest cases, the
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
   968
		consistent value will be the LDPC resource's URI, but it does not
12
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sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   969
		have to be. The membership predicate is also variable and will often
453
a70c321daf12 ACTION-120 (Part 3) Added ldp:member
sspeiche
parents: 452
diff changeset
   970
		be a predicate from the server application vocabulary or the <code>ldp:member</code> predicate.
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   971
	</p>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   972
	<p>This document includes a set of guidelines for
415
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
   973
		creating new resources and adding them to the list of
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   974
		resources linked to a container. It goes on to explain how to learn about a set of related
415
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
   975
		resources, regardless of how they were created or added to the container's membership.
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
   976
		It also defines behavior when resources created using a container are later deleted;
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
   977
		deleting containers removes membership information and
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
   978
		possibly performs some cleanup tasks on unreferenced member resources.</p>
104
78fd14175304 ISSUE-59 5.3.2 limited rdf:type of ldp:Container, removed 5.6.3, reworded 5.6.2, updated 1.
sspeiche
parents: 102
diff changeset
   979
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   980
	<p>The following illustrates a very simple
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   981
		container with only three members and some information about the
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   982
		container (the fact that it is a container and a brief title):</p>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   983
419
afe7bcda2e56 + ids on remaining examples
Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
parents: 418
diff changeset
   984
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-simple"># The following is the representation of
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
   985
#    http://example.org/c1/
309
ea3cce737943 Get examples to validate, per http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ldp-wg/2013Aug/0002.html and messages that came up once those noted were fixed.
John Arwe
parents: 274
diff changeset
   986
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
   987
# @base &lt;http://example.org/c1/&gt;
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   988
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   989
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
   990
72
73a5766e4794 ISSUE-29 - Use relative URIs in examples
sspeiche
parents: 71
diff changeset
   991
&lt;&gt;
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
   992
   a ldp:BasicContainer;
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
   993
   dcterms:title "A very simple container";
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
   994
   ldp:contains &lt;r1&gt;, &lt;r2&gt;, &lt;r3&gt;.</pre>
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
   995
 
522
b3fd53a7b048 Prepare for LC2
sspeiche
parents: 521
diff changeset
   996
 <!-- TODO: consider if basic container diagram helps, if so...add for other cases too
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
   997
   	<figure id="fig-ldpc-basic">
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
   998
        <img src="images/ldpc-basic.png" alt="Sample Linked Data Platform Basic Container" />
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
   999
        <figcaption>Sample of Linked Data Platform Basic Container</figcaption>
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1000
    </figure>
522
b3fd53a7b048 Prepare for LC2
sspeiche
parents: 521
diff changeset
  1001
     -->
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1002
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1003
	<p>The preceding example is very straightforward: there are containment triples
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1004
	whose subject is the container, whose predicate is  
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1005
	<code>ldp:contains</code>, and whose objects are the URIs of the contained resources,
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1006
	and there is no distinction between member resources and contained resources. 
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1007
	A POST to this container will create a new resource
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1008
	and add it to the list of contained resources by adding a new containment triple
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1009
	to the container.  This type of container is called a
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1010
	<a title="">Linked Data Platform Basic Container</a>.  </p>
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1011
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1012
	<p>
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1013
	Sometimes you have to build on existing models incrementally, so you have fewer degrees of
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1014
	freedom in the resource model.  In these situations, it can be useful to help clients map
564
cba76c3813b9 More example revisions, and fix bug in advisors example
John Arwe
parents: 563
diff changeset
  1015
	LDP patterns onto existing vocabularies, or to include members not created via the container; 
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1016
	<a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Containers</a>
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1017
	meet those kinds of needs.  Direct Containers allow membership triples to use a subject
373
0562f8c4d4d4 Cleanup of known cases where text assumed "normal" membership triple pattern, did not consider the flipped/MO cases
John Arwe
parents: 372
diff changeset
  1018
	other than the container itself as the consistent membership value, and/or to use
467
0eed67a3db4e Simplified some of the container examples
sspeiche
parents: 466
diff changeset
  1019
	a  predicate from an application's domain model as the membership predicate. Let's
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1020
	start with a pre-existing domain resource for a person's net worth, as illustrated below:</p>
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1021
			
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1022
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-partial"># The following is a representation of
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
  1023
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
309
ea3cce737943 Get examples to validate, per http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ldp-wg/2013Aug/0002.html and messages that came up once those noted were fixed.
John Arwe
parents: 274
diff changeset
  1024
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
ea3cce737943 Get examples to validate, per http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ldp-wg/2013Aug/0002.html and messages that came up once those noted were fixed.
John Arwe
parents: 274
diff changeset
  1025
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1026
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1027
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1028
&lt;&gt;
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1029
   a o:NetWorth;
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1030
   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1031
   o:asset 
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1032
      &lt;assets/a1&gt;,
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1033
      &lt;assets/a2&gt;;
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1034
   o:liability 
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1035
      &lt;liabilities/l1&gt;,
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1036
      &lt;liabilities/l2&gt;,
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John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1037
      &lt;liabilities/l3&gt;.
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1038
</pre>
563
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1039
	<p>
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
John Arwe
parents: 562
diff changeset
  1040
	In the preceding example, there is a <code>rdf:type</code> of <code>o:NetWorth</code> indicating the
564
cba76c3813b9 More example revisions, and fix bug in advisors example
John Arwe
parents: 563
diff changeset
  1041
	resource represents an instance of a person's net worth and a <code>o:netWorthOf</code> predicate indicating 
566
cfc0c8b396a8 fix typos
John Arwe
parents: 565
diff changeset
  1042
	the associated person.  There are two sets of same-subject, same-predicate triples; one for assets and
563
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	one for liabilities.  Existing domain-specific applications exist that depend on those types and 
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	predicates, so changing them <em>incompatibly</em> would be frowned upon.
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  1045
	</p>
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	<p>
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  1048
	It would be helpful to be able to use LDP patterns to manage the assets and liabilities-related triples.
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	Doing so using a Basic Container would require duplicating much of the information with different types and
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  1050
	predicates, which would be onerous for large resources.  <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">Direct Containers</a>
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  1051
	provide a middle ground, by giving LDP clients a way to map existing domain-specific resources to LDP's
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  1052
	types and interaction models.  
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  1053
	In this specific example, 
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  1054
	it would be helpful to be able to manage the assets and liabilities triples consistently, for example
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  1055
	by using LDP containers.
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	One way to do this is to create two containers, one to manage assets and another liabilities, 
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	as separate HTTP resources.  Existing clients have no need to interact with those containers,
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  1058
	whereas LDP-enabled clients now have container URLs that they can interact with.  The existing
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	resource remains unchanged so that existing clients continue to function normally.
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	This is illustrated in the set of related examples (one example per HTTP resource) below:
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	</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full"># The following is a representation of the unchanged net worth LDPR
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  1064
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;.
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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   o:asset 
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      &lt;assets/a1&gt;,
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      &lt;assets/a2&gt;;
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   o:liability 
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      &lt;liabilities/l1&gt;,
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  1078
      &lt;liabilities/l2&gt;,
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      &lt;liabilities/l3&gt;.
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</pre>
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  1083
	<p>The structure of the net worth resource is completely unchanged, so any existing 
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  1084
	domain-specific applications continue to work without impact.
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diff changeset
  1085
	LDP clients, on the other hand, have no way to understand that the asset and
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  1086
	liability triples correspond in any way to LDP containers.  For that, they need the
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  1087
	next two resources.
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diff changeset
  1088
	</p>
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  1089
	<p>The first container is a <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a> to manage assets.  
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  1090
	Direct Containers add the concept of <a title="Membership">membership</a>
563
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diff changeset
  1091
	and flexibility on how to specify the <a title="Membership triples">membership triples</a>.
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diff changeset
  1092
	</p>
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diff changeset
  1093
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
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diff changeset
  1094
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-subj"># The following is a representation of the asset container
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diff changeset
  1095
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assets/
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  1096
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
563
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diff changeset
  1097
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assets/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1098
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1099
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1100
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1101
&lt;&gt;
506
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diff changeset
  1102
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
87
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diff changeset
  1103
   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
488
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  1104
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;;
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diff changeset
  1105
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:asset;
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diff changeset
  1106
   ldp:contains &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1107
</pre>
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  1108
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diff changeset
  1109
	<p>
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diff changeset
  1110
	In the preceding asset container, the consistent membership value 
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  1111
	(<a title="Membership triples">membership-constant-URI</a>, still in the subject position) is not the
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
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diff changeset
  1112
	container itself – it is the (separate) net worth resource. The
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
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diff changeset
  1113
	membership predicate is <code>o:asset</code>,
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
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diff changeset
  1114
	from the domain model. A POST of an asset representation to the asset container will create a new
4e61db8dbfa2 Update narrative on net worth example (#s 2-5, section 5.1, at time of writing)
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diff changeset
  1115
	asset and add it to net-worth's list of	assets by adding a new membership triple
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diff changeset
  1116
	to the resource and a containment triple to the container. 
563
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	</p>
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  1118
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  1119
	<p>The second container is a <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a> to manage liabilities.  
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  1120
	</p>
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  1121
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  1122
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full-liabcont"># The following is a representation of the liability container
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  1123
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/
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  1124
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
563
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  1125
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/&gt;.
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  1126
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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  1127
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1128
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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  1129
&lt;&gt;
506
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diff changeset
  1130
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
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  1131
   dcterms:title "The liabilities of JohnZSmith";
488
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  1132
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;;
6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
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diff changeset
  1133
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:liability;
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diff changeset
  1134
   ldp:contains &lt;l1&gt;, &lt;l2&gt;, &lt;l3&gt;.
87
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  1135
</pre>
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diff changeset
  1136
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  1137
	<p>
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diff changeset
  1138
	The preceding liability container is completely analogous to the asset container above, simply
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  1139
	managing liabilities instead of assets and using the <code>o:liability</code> predicate.
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  1140
	</p>
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  1141
	<p>
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  1142
	To add a another liability, a client would POST something like this to the liability container:
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  1143
	</p>
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  1145
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-add-new-liability"># The following is a representation of the liability to be added
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  1146
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/new
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  1147
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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  1148
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/new&gt;.
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  1149
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1150
&lt;&gt;
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  1151
   a o:Liability.
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  1152
   # plus any other properties that the domain says liabilities have
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  1153
</pre>
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diff changeset
  1154
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  1155
	<p>
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  1156
	Assuming the server successfully processes this request and assigns the URI
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  1157
	<code>&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/l4&gt;</code> to the 
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  1158
	newly created liability resource, at least two new triples would be added.
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diff changeset
  1159
	</p>
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  1160
	<ol>
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  1161
	<li>In the net worth resource, <code>o:liability &lt;l4&gt;</code></li>
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  1162
	<li>In the liability container, <code>ldp:contains &lt;l4&gt;</code>.</li>
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  1163
	</ol>
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  1164
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	<p>
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  1166
	You might wonder why we chose to create two new containers instead of making
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diff changeset
  1167
	<code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code> itself a container.
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  1168
	A single net worth container would be a fine design if <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code>
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  1169
	had only assets or only liabilities (basically: only a single predicate to manage), 
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  1170
	but since it has separate predicates for assets and liabilities an ambiguity arises:
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	it is unspecified whether a client's creation request (POST)
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	should add a new <code>o:asset</code> or <code>o:liability</code> triple. 
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	Having separate <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assets/</code> 
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	and <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilities/</code> containers
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	allows both assets and liabilities to be created 
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	and linked to the net-worth resource using the appropriate predicate.  Similar ambiguities arise
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	if the client wishes to list the members and/or contained resources.
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	</p>
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  1179
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  1180
	<p>Continuing in the multiple containers direction, we will now extend our net worth example to add a container for
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	advisors (people) that have managed the assets and liabilities.  We have decided
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  1182
	to identify these advisors with URLs that contain a fragment (hash) to represent
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	these real-world resources, not the documents that describe them.</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full-elab"># The following is an elaborated representation of
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#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
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  1187
# Adding o:advisor but eaving off o:asset and o:liability for brevity.
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1192
@prefix foaf: &lt;http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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  1194
&lt;&gt;
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  1195
   a o:NetWorth;
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   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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  1197
   o:advisor
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  1198
   	 &lt;advisors/bob#me&gt;,     # URI of a person
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  1199
   	 &lt;advisors/marsha#me&gt;.
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  1200
   	 
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&lt;advisors/&gt;
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  1202
   a ldp:IndirectContainer;
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  1203
   dcterms:title "The asset advisors of JohnZSmith";
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6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
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  1204
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;&gt;;
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  1205
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:advisor;
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  1206
   ldp:insertedContentRelation foaf:primaryTopic;
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  1207
   ldp:contains
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  1208
   	 &lt;bob&gt;,     # URI of a document a.k.a. an information resource
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  1209
   	 &lt;marsha&gt;.  # describing a person
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</pre>	
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  1211
	
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	<p>To handle this type of indirection, the triple with predicate of <code>ldp:insertedContentRelation</code> and object of 
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  1213
	<code>foaf:primaryTopic</code> informs clients that when POSTing to this container, they need to include a triple of the
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  1214
	form <code>(&lt;&gt;, foaf:primaryTopic, topic-URI)</code> to inform the server which URI to use 
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  1215
	(<code>topic-URI</code>) in the new membership triple.</p>
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  1216
	
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	<p>This type of container is referred to as a <a title="Linked Data Platform Indirect Container">LDP Indirect Container</a>. 
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	It is similar to an <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a> 
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	but it provides an indirection to add (via a create request) as a member any resource, 
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  1220
	including a URI representing a real-world object.  Create requests to 
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  1221
	<a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Containers</a> 
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  1222
	can only add information resources [[WEBARCH]] - the documents they create - as members.
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  1223
	</p>
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  1224
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  1225
	<p>
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	To add a another advisor, a client would POST something like this to the advisors container:
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  1227
	</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-add-new-advisor"># The following is a representation of the advisor to be added
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  1230
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/advisors/new
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  1231
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/advisors/new&gt;.
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@prefix foaf: &lt;http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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  1235
&lt;&gt;
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  1236
   a o:Advisor;
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  1237
   foaf:primaryTopic &lt;#me&gt;.
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  1238
   # plus any other properties that the domain says advisors have
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  1239
</pre>
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  1241
	<p>
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  1242
	Assuming the server successfully processes this request and assigns the URI
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  1243
	<code>&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/advisors/george&gt;</code> to the 
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  1244
	newly created advisor resource, at least two new triples would be added.
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  1245
	</p>
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  1246
	<ol>
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  1247
	<li>In the net worth resource, <code>o:advisor &lt;advisors/george#me&gt;</code></li>
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  1248
	<li>In the advisors container, <code>ldp:contains &lt;george&gt;</code></li>
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  1249
	</ol>
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  1250
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  1251
	<p>In summary, <a href="#fig-ldpc-types"></a> illustrates the LDP-defined container types: Basic, Direct, and Indirect, along
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  1252
	with their class relationship to types of LDPRs.</p>
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  1253
	
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  1254
	 <figure id="fig-ldpc-types">
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  1255
        <img src="images/ldpc-hierarchy.png" alt="Types of Linked Data Platform Containers" />
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  1256
        <figcaption>Class relationship of types of Linked Data Platform Containers</figcaption>
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  1257
    </figure>
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  1258
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	<p>The following table illustrates some differences between <a title="membership">membership</a> and 
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  1260
	<a title="containment">containment</a> triples.  For details on the normative behavior, see appropriate sections
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  1261
	below.
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  1262
	</p>
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	<table style="border: 1px solid gray" id="ldpc-mbrcntdiff">
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		<thead><tr><th rowspan="2">Completed Request</th><th style="background:#FFFFFF;" colspan="2">Effects</th></tr>
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  1265
		       <tr class="oddrow"><th>Membership</th><th>Containment</th></tr></thead>
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		<tr><td>LDPR created in LDP-BC</td><td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td><td>Same</td></tr>
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a33c03215d88 Adopted new resource types: LDP RDF Source (LDP-RS) (was LDP RDF Resource) and LDP Non-RDF Source (LDP-NR) (was LDP Binary Resource)
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  1267
		<tr><td>LDPR created in LDP-DC</td><td>New triple links LDP-RS to created LDPR. LDP-RS URI may be same as LDP-DC</td>
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			<td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td></tr>
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		<tr><td>LDPR created in LDP-IC</td><td>New triple links LDP-RS to content indicated URI</td>
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			<td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td></tr>
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		<tr><td>LDPR is deleted</td><td>Membership triple may be removed</td><td>(LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR) triple is removed
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			</td></tr>
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		<tr><td>LDPC is deleted</td><td>Triples and member resources may be removed</td><td>Triples of form 
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			(LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR) and contained LDPRs may be removed</td></tr>
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	</table>
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<section id="ldpc-get_minimal-container_props"><h2 class="normal">Retrieving Only Minimal-Container Triples
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	</h2><!-- Was 5.1.1 / #ldpc-get_minimal-container_props -->
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	<p>The representation of a container
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		that has many members will be large. There are several important
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  1281
		cases where clients need to access only the subset of the container's properties 
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  1282
		that are unrelated to member resources and unrelated to contained documents, for
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		example to determine the membership triple pattern and membership predicate of an 
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		LDP-DC.  LDP calls these <a title="Minimal-container triples">minimal-container triples</a>,
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  1285
		because they are what remains when the container has zero members and zero contained resources.
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		Since retrieving the whole container representation to
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		get this information may be onerous for clients and cause unnecessary
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		overhead on servers, we define a way to retrieve only
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  1289
		these property values (and more generally, a way to retrieve only the 
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  1290
		subset of properties used to address other major clusters of use cases).
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  1291
		LDP adds parameters to the HTTP <code>Prefer</code> header's 
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  1292
		<code>return=representation</code> preference for this 
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		(see <a href="#prefer-parameters" class="sectionRef"></a> for details).
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  1294
	</p>
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  1295
	<p>The example listed here only shows
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		a simple case where few minimal-container triples are
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  1297
		retrieved. In real world situations more complex cases are likely, such as those that add other predicates to
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  1298
		containers, for example providing validation information and
495
559a77692da5 Fixed up some specref references
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  1299
		associating SPARQL endpoints. [[sparql11-query]]</p>
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  1300
	<p>
554
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parents: 553
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  1301
		Here is an example requesting the minimal-container triples of a
120
edf269bcce8a Issue-64 change ?non-member-properties into Link header with extension relation type
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diff changeset
  1302
		container identified by the URL <code>http://example.org/container1/</code>.
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  1303
	</p>
554
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parents: 553
diff changeset
  1304
<p id="ldpc-ex-minimal-container">Request:</p>
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
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parents: 473
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  1305
<pre class="example">GET /container1 HTTP/1.1
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  1306
Host: example.org
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parents:
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  1307
Accept: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
554
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parents: 553
diff changeset
  1308
Prefer: return=representation; include="http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#PreferMinimalContainer"
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  1309
</pre>
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  1310
<p>Response:</p>
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parents:
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  1311
<pre class="example">HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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eea17080fdf2 Minor typo fix and some notes
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  1312
Content-Type: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
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  1313
ETag: "_87e52ce291112"
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parents:
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  1314
Content-Length: 325
541
3260779f121f Fixed error in Example 8
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parents: 540
diff changeset
  1315
Link: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#DirectContainer&gt;; rel="type"
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1316
Preference-Applied: return=representation 
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a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
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  1317
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
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  1318
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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parents:
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  1319
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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parents:
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  1320
74
30624f0a7534 Adding trailing '/' on Container URLs to help with readability based on WG suggestion
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parents: 73
diff changeset
  1321
&lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1322
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
  1323
   dcterms:title "A Linked Data Platform Container of Acme Resources";
488
6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
sspeiche
parents: 487
diff changeset
  1324
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;;
6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
sspeiche
parents: 487
diff changeset
  1325
   ldp:hasMemberRelation ldp:member;
415
12864dde579d Resolve ACTION-112 Update spec to reflect 10/28 resolution for Issue-81 part 1: new predicate names
John Arwe
parents: 414
diff changeset
  1326
   ldp:insertedContentRelation ldp:MemberSubject;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1327
   dcterms:publisher &lt;http://acme.com/&gt;.</pre>
120
edf269bcce8a Issue-64 change ?non-member-properties into Link header with extension relation type
John Arwe
parents: 116
diff changeset
  1328
   
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1329
	<p>
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
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diff changeset
  1330
		LDP recommends using PATCH to update these properties, if necessary.  It provides no facility
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1331
		for updating them via PUT without replacing the entire container's state.
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1332
	</p>
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1333
	</section><!-- ldpc-get_minimal-container_props -->
120
edf269bcce8a Issue-64 change ?non-member-properties into Link header with extension relation type
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parents: 116
diff changeset
  1334
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diff changeset
  1335
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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diff changeset
  1336
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1337
<section id="ldpc-container">
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1338
<h2>Container</h2>
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1339
<p>The following section contains normative clauses for <a title="">Linked Data Platform Container</a>.</p>
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
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diff changeset
  1340
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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parents: 331
diff changeset
  1341
<section id="ldpc-general">
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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diff changeset
  1342
<h2>General</h2>
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3c8c101f3f97 2012-12-28 - Fixed Typos. Separated some compound rules like 4.1.5. Rewording for clarity: 4.1.10,
John Arwe <johnarwe@us.ibm.com>
parents: 21
diff changeset
  1343
	<p>The Linked Data Platform does not define how clients
3c8c101f3f97 2012-12-28 - Fixed Typos. Separated some compound rules like 4.1.5. Rewording for clarity: 4.1.10,
John Arwe <johnarwe@us.ibm.com>
parents: 21
diff changeset
  1344
		discover <dfn><abbr title="Linked Data Platform Containers">LDPCs</abbr></dfn>.</p>
3c8c101f3f97 2012-12-28 - Fixed Typos. Separated some compound rules like 4.1.5. Rewording for clarity: 4.1.10,
John Arwe <johnarwe@us.ibm.com>
parents: 21
diff changeset
  1345
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1346
	<section id="ldpc-isldpr"><h2 class="normal">Each <a title="">Linked Data Platform Container</a> MUST also be 
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1347
		a conforming <a title="">Linked Data Platform RDF Source</a>. <a title="">LDP client</a>s MAY infer the following triple: one
553
3d27d1a1d553 change subclassof to rdf:type for MAY inferred triples
John Arwe
parents: 552
diff changeset
  1348
	whose subject is the <a title="Linked Data Platform Container">LDPC</a>, 
3d27d1a1d553 change subclassof to rdf:type for MAY inferred triples
John Arwe
parents: 552
diff changeset
  1349
	whose predicate is <code>rdf:type</code>, 
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1350
	and whose object is <code>ldp:RDFSource</code>, 
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1351
	but there is no requirement to materialize this triple in the LDPC representation.
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1352
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.2.1 / #ldpc-5_2_1 -->
454
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1353
		
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1354
	<section id="ldpc-typecontainer"><h2 class="normal">The representation of a LDPC MAY have an <code>rdf:type</code>
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1355
		of <code>ldp:Container</code> for <a title="">Linked Data Platform Container</a>.
463
ae72388dbb82 start action-127 paging use of [23]xx response code; also changed 'informative' to 'non-normative' so sandro is happy[ier]
John Arwe
parents: 462
diff changeset
  1356
		Non-normative note: <a href="#ldp-rdfconcepts-extra-triples-types">LDPCs
489
a33c03215d88 Adopted new resource types: LDP RDF Source (LDP-RS) (was LDP RDF Resource) and LDP Non-RDF Source (LDP-NR) (was LDP Binary Resource)
sspeiche
parents: 488
diff changeset
  1357
		might have additional types</a>, like any <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a>.
454
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1358
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.2.7 / #ldpc-5_2_7 -->
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1359
	
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
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parents: 453
diff changeset
  1360
	<section id="ldpc-nordfcontainertypes"><h2 class="normal">LDPC representations SHOULD NOT use RDF container types <code>rdf:Bag</code>,
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1361
		<code>rdf:Seq</code> or <code>rdf:List</code>.
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1362
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.2.8 / #ldpc-5_2_8 -->
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1363
	
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1364
	<section id="ldpc-linktypehdr"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
434
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1365
		exposing LDPCs
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1366
		MUST advertise their LDP support by exposing a HTTP <code>Link</code> header
521
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1367
		with a target URI matching the type of container (see below) the
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1368
		server supports, and
434
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1369
		a link relation type of <code>type</code> (that is, <code>rel='type'</code>)
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1370
		in all responses to requests made 
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1371
		to the LDPC's HTTP <code>Request-URI</code>. 
521
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1372
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY provide additional HTTP <code>Link: rel='type'</code> headers.
515
9f5b3854a5bb Fixed a number of broken links
sspeiche
parents: 514
diff changeset
  1373
		The <a href="#ldpr-gen-linktypehdr">notes on the corresponding LDPR constraint</a> apply
434
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1374
		equally to LDPCs.
521
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1375
	</h2>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1376
	<p>Valid container type URIs for <code>rel='type'</code> defined by this document are:
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1377
	<ul>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1378
	<li><code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#BasicContainer</code> - for <a href="#ldpbc">LDP Basic Containers</a></li>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1379
	<li><code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#DirectContainer</code> - for <a href="#ldpdc">LDP Direct Containers</a></li>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1380
	<li><code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#IndirectContainer</code> - for <a href="#ldpic">LDP Indirect Containers</a></li>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1381
	</ul>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1382
	</p>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1383
	</section><!-- Was 5.2.11 / #ldpc-5_2_11 -->
176
60b0a09af2c4 Just a sample for respec bug, will remove
sspeiche
parents: 175
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  1384
	
470
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1385
	<section id="ldpc-prefer"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1386
		SHOULD respect all of a client's LDP-defined hints, for example 
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1387
		<a href="#prefer-parameters">which subsets of LDP-defined state</a>
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1388
		the client is interested in processing,
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1389
		to influence the set of triples returned in representations of a LDPC, 
497
67f04abb73e6 Factored out paging and sorting into separate spec LDP-Paging
sspeiche
parents: 496
diff changeset
  1390
		particularly for large LDPCs.  See also [[LDP-PAGING]].
470
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1391
	</h2></section>
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1392
	
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