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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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    <script class='remove'>
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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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          // 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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          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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				,   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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						"J. Snell"
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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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<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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			(RDF*, <abbr title="SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language">SPARQL</abbr>)
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		<li>Include links to other URIs, so that they can discover more things</li>
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	<p>This specification discusses standard HTTP and RDF techniques  
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	used when constructing clients and servers that 
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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> 
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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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	in building application models involving collections of resources, often homogeneous ones. 
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	For example, universities offer a collection of classes 
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	and a collection of faculty members, each faculty member teaches a collection of courses, and so on. 
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	This specification discusses how to work with containers.  Resources can be added to containers  
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	using standard HTTP operations like 
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	POST (see <a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>).</p>
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	<p>For context and background, it could be useful to read <a href="#bib-LDP-UCR">Linked Data Platform Use Case and Requirements</a> [[LDP-UCR]] 
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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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	<dt><dfn>Linked Data Platform RDF Source</dfn> (<abbr title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</abbr>)</dt>
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	For example, these can be binary or text documents that do not have useful RDF representations.
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	documents (<a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf11-concepts/#dfn-rdf-document">RDF Document</a> [[!rdf11-concepts]] or information resources [[!WEBARCH]])
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	<dd>An <a title="Linked Data Platform Container">LDPC</a> that adds the concept of <a title="Membership">membership</a>, allowing the flexibility of choosing what form its 
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	There often is a linked LDPC that assists with managing the member LDPRs.<p></p></dd>
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<h1>Linked Data Platform Resources</h1>
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		others address additional needs.</p>
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				such as type changes?</li>
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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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<h2>Resource</h2>
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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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		weak or strong ones) as response <code>ETag</code> header values.
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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 the 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 this 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="#ldprs-gen-rdf">has an RDF representation</a>, and so on,
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		which is not true of all Web resources served as RDF media types.
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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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		<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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	<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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		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 id="ldpr-put-replaceall"><h2 class="normal">If a HTTP <code>PUT</code> is accepted on an existing resource, 
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		<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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		the entity representation in the body of the request. 
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		<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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		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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		<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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	<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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		requiring detailed knowledge of server-specific constraints.  
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		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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	<section id="ldprs-put-servermanagedprops"><h2 class="normal">
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   644
		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received 
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   645
		that attempts to change properties the server does not allow clients to modify, 
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   646
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST 
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   647
		respond with a 4xx range status code (typically
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   648
		409 Conflict). 
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   649
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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   650
		information about which properties could not be
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   651
		persisted.
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		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.1.1 / #ldpr-4_5_1_1 -->
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   654
	<blockquote>
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   655
		Non-normative note: Clients might provide properties equivalent to those already in the resource's state,
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		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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   657
		server-controlled properties are identical on the GET response and the subsequent PUT request.
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   658
	</blockquote>
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   659
	
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   660
	<section id="ldprs-put-failed"><h2 class="normal">
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   661
		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received that contains properties the server 
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		chooses not to persist, e.g. unknown content,
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   663
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST respond with an appropriate 4xx range status code
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   664
		[[HTTP11]].  
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   665
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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   666
		information about which properties could not be
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   667
		persisted.
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   668
		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP. LDP servers
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   669
		expose these application-specific constraints as described in <a href="#ldpr-general" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.4 / #ldpr-4_5_4 -->
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   671
	
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   672
	<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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		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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		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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   676
		to detect collisions. <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST respond with status code 412
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   677
		(Condition Failed) if <code>ETag</code>s fail to match when there are no other
372
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   678
		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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   679
		(Precondition Required) when the absence of a precondition is the only reason for rejecting the request [[!RFC6585]].
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.2 / #ldpr-4_5_2 -->
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   681
	
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   682
	<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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   683
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.5.6 / #ldpr-4_5_6 -->
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   684
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</section>
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   687
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_DELETE">
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   688
<h2>HTTP DELETE</h2>
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   689
	<p>
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   690
		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
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   691
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
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   692
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
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   693
		this specification imposes no new blanket requirements for LDPRs.
475
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   694
	</p>
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   695
		
548
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   696
	<p>Additional requirements on HTTP <code>DELETE</code> for LDPRs within containers can be found in
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   697
	<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_DELETE" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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   698
	</p>
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   699
</section>
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   700
333
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   701
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_HEAD">
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   702
<h2>HTTP HEAD</h2>
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   703
	<p>Note that certain LDP mechanisms rely on HTTP headers, and HTTP generally requires that
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   704
		<code>HEAD</code> responses include the same headers as <code>GET</code> responses.  
333
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   705
		Thus, implementers should also carefully read sections <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET"></a> 
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   706
		and <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS"></a>.</p>
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   707
	<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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   708
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.7.1 / #ldpr-4_7_1 -->
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</section>
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   710
333
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   711
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">
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   712
<h2>HTTP PATCH</h2>
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   713
	<p>
500
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   714
		Per [[RFC5789]], this HTTP method is optional and 
475
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   715
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
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   716
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
475
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   717
		this specification imposes the following new requirements for LDPRs.
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   718
	</p>
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   719
		
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   720
	<p>
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   721
		Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
435
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   722
		<a href="#ldpr-gen-pubclireqs">must be advertised</a> to clients.
500
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   723
	</p>
435
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   724
	
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   725
	<section id="ldpr-patch-acceptpatch"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support <code>PATCH</code> MUST
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   726
		include an <code>Accept-Patch</code> HTTP response header [[!RFC5789]] on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code>
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   727
		requests, listing patch document media type(s) supported by the server.
435
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   728
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.8.4 / #ldpr-4_8_4 -->
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   729
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</section>
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333
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   732
<section id="ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS">
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   733
<h2>HTTP OPTIONS</h2>
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   734
	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> for LDPRs 
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   735
		beyond those in [[!HTTP11]].  Other sections of this specification, for example 
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   736
		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">PATCH</a>,
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   737
		<a href="#header-accept-post">Accept-Post</a>,
158
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   738
		add other requirements on <code>OPTIONS</code> responses.
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   739
		</p>
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   740
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   741
	<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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   742
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.9.1 / #ldpr-4_9_1 -->
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   743
		
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   744
	<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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   745
		responding to a HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> request on the LDPR’s URL with the HTTP
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   746
		Method tokens in the HTTP response header <code>Allow</code>.
435
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   747
	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.9.2 / #ldpr-4_9_2 -->
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   748
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   749
</section> <!-- h2 -->
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   750
513
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</section> <!-- ldpr-resource -->
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   752
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   753
<section id="ldprs">
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   754
<h2>RDF Source</h2>
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   755
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   756
<p>The following section contains normative clauses for <a title="">Linked Data Platform RDF Source</a>.</p>
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   757
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   758
<section id="ldprs-general">
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   759
<h2>General</h2>
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   760
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   761
	<section id="ldprs-are-ldpr"><h2 class="normal">Each <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP RDF Source</a> MUST also be 
548
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   762
		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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   763
		restrictions in this section. <a title="">LDP client</a>s MAY infer the following triple: one
553
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diff changeset
   764
		whose subject is the <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a>, 
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   765
		whose predicate is <code>rdf:type</code>, 
513
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   766
		and whose object is <code>ldp:Resource</code>, 
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   767
		but there is no requirement to materialize this triple in the LDP-RS representation.
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   768
	</h2></section>
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   769
	
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   770
	<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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   771
		set explicitly.  This makes the representations much more useful to
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   772
		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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   774
552
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   775
	<section id="ldprs-rdftype"><h2 class="normal">The representation of a LDP-RS MAY have an <code>rdf:type</code>
548
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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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	</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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		LDP-RS of a particular type at an arbitrary server is open, in the
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   804
		sense that different resources of the same type may not all have the
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		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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		set.
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	</h2></section> <!-- Was 4.5.3 / #ldpr-ldpr-4_5_3 -->
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   809
		
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	<section id="ldprs-gen-noinferencing"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
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   811
		MUST NOT require LDP clients to implement inferencing in order to recognize the subset
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   812
		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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		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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518
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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
518
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		it doesn’t change whether it understands the predicates or not, when
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   820
		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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   824
	
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   825
	<section id="ldpr-cli-can-hint"><h2 class="normal">
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   826
		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MAY 
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   827
		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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   829
		<a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RSs</a>.
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   830
	</h2></section> 
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   831
	
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   832
	<section id="ldpr-cli-hints-ignorable"><h2 class="normal">
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   833
		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST 
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   834
		be capable of processing responses formed by a LDP server that ignores hints,
518
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   835
		including LDP-defined hints.
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   836
	</h2></section>
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   837
	
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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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   841
		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> SHOULD 
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   842
		be capable of processing successful HTTP <code>GET</code> responses formed by a LDP server
518
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   843
		that independently initiated paging, returning a page of representation instead of full resource
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		representation [[!LDP-PAGING]].
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   845
	</h2>
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	</section> 
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	</div>
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</section> <!-- ldprs-general -->
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   850
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   851
<section id="ldprs-HTTP_GET">
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   852
<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> [[!turtle]].
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	</h2></section><!-- Was 4.3.3 / #ldpr-4_3_3 -->
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</section> <!-- ldprs-HTTP_GET -->
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   858
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</section> <!-- ldprs RDF Source-->
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   860
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   861
<section id="ldpnr">
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   862
<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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   866
<section id="ldpnr-general">
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   867
<h2>General</h2>
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   868
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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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   871
		<a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP Non-RDF Sources</a> may not be able to fully express their
513
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		state using RDF. [[rdf11-concepts]]
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   873
	</h2></section>
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   874
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   875
</section> <!-- ldpnr Non-RDF Source-->
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   876
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   877
</section>
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   878
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</section> <!-- ldpr h1 -->
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   880
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<section id="ldpc">
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<h1>Linked Data Platform Containers</h1>
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333
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<section class="informative" id="ldpc-informative">		
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   885
<h2>Introduction</h2>
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	<p>Many HTTP applications and sites have organizing
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		concepts that partition the overall space of resources into smaller
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		containers. Blog posts are grouped into blogs, wiki pages are grouped
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		into wikis, and products are grouped into catalogs. Each resource
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		created in the application or site is created within an instance of
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		one of these container-like entities, and users can list the existing
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		artifacts within one. Containers answer some basic questions, which
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		are:</p>
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	<ol>
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		<li>To which URLs can I POST to create new resources?</li>
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		<li>Where can I GET a list of existing resources?</li>
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		<li>How do I get information about the members along with the container?</li>
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		<li>How	can I ensure the resource data is easy to query?</li>
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   899
		<li>How	is the order of the container entries expressed? [[LDP-PAGING]]</li>
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	</ol>
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	<p>
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		This document defines the representation and behavior of containers
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   903
		that address these issues. There are multiple types of containers defined
509
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   904
		to support a variety of use cases, all that support a base set of capabilities.
506
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   905
		The contents of a container is
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		defined by a set of triples in its representation (and state) called
506
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   907
		the <a title="Containment triples">containment triples</a> that follow a fixed pattern.
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   908
		Additional types of containers allow for the set of members of a container to be
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		defined by a set of triples in its representation called
373
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John Arwe
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   910
		the <a title="Membership triples">membership triples</a> that follow a consistent pattern
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   911
		(see the linked-to definition for the possible patterns). 
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   912
		The membership triples of a container all
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		have the same predicate, called the membership predicate, 
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   914
		and either the subject or the object is also a consistent value
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   915
		– the remaining position of the membership
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   916
		triples (the one that varies) define the members of the container. 
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   917
		In the simplest cases, the
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   918
		consistent value will be the LDPC resource's URI, but it does not
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		have to be. The membership predicate is also variable and will often
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		be a predicate from the server application vocabulary or the <code>ldp:member</code> predicate.
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	</p>
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	<p>This document includes a set of guidelines for
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   923
		creating new resources and adding them to the list of
506
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		resources linked to a container. It goes on to explain how to learn about a set of related
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   925
		resources, regardless of how they were created or added to the container's membership.
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   926
		It also defines behavior when resources created using a container are later deleted;
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   927
		deleting containers removes membership information and
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   928
		possibly performs some cleanup tasks on unreferenced member resources.</p>
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   929
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	<p>The following illustrates a very simple
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		container with only three members and some information about the
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		container (the fact that it is a container and a brief title):</p>
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419
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   934
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-simple"># The following is the representation of
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   935
#    http://example.org/c1/
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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   937
# @base &lt;http://example.org/c1/&gt;
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   938
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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   939
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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   940
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   941
&lt;&gt;
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   942
   a ldp:BasicContainer;
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   943
   dcterms:title "A very simple container";
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   944
   ldp:contains &lt;r1&gt;, &lt;r2&gt;, &lt;r3&gt;.</pre>
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   945
 
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   946
 <!-- TODO: consider if basic container diagram helps, if so...add for other cases too
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   947
   	<figure id="fig-ldpc-basic">
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parents: 448
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   948
        <img src="images/ldpc-basic.png" alt="Sample Linked Data Platform Basic Container" />
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diff changeset
   949
        <figcaption>Sample of Linked Data Platform Basic Container</figcaption>
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   950
    </figure>
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   951
     -->
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   952
506
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   953
	<p>This example is very straightforward - there is the containment triple
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   954
	with subject of the container, predicate of  
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   955
	<code>ldp:contains</code> and objects indicating the URIs of the contained resources. 
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   956
	A POST to this container will create a new resource
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   957
	and add it to the list of contained resources by adding a new containment triple
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   958
	to the container.  This type of container is also referred to as a
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   959
	<a title="">Linked Data Platform Basic Container</a>.</p>
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   960
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   961
	<p>Sometimes it is useful to use a subject
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   962
	other than the container itself as the consistent membership value, and/or to use
467
0eed67a3db4e Simplified some of the container examples
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   963
	a  predicate from an application's domain model as the membership predicate. Let's
88
a02636c16f05 Fixed typo in new text
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   964
	start with a domain resource for a person's net worth, as illustrated below:</p>
87
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   965
			
233
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   966
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-partial"># The following is a partial representation of
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   967
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
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   968
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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   969
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
87
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   970
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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parents: 86
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   971
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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parents: 86
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   972
&lt;&gt;
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   973
   a o:NetWorth;
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   974
   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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   975
   o:asset 
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   976
      &lt;assetContainer/a1&gt;,
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   977
      &lt;assetContainer/a2&gt;;
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   978
   o:liability 
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   979
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l1&gt;,
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   980
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l2&gt;,
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   981
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l3&gt;.
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parents: 86
diff changeset
   982
</pre>
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diff changeset
   983
	<p>From this example, there is a <code>rdf:type</code> of <code>o:NetWorth</code> indicating the
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
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parents: 86
diff changeset
   984
	resource represents an instance of a person's net worth and <code>o:netWorthOf</code> predicate indicating 
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
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diff changeset
   985
	the associated person.  There are two sets of same-subject, same-predicate pairings; one for assets and
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
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diff changeset
   986
	one for liabilities.  It would be helpful to be able to associate these multi-valued sets using a URL
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
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   987
	for them to assist with managing these; this is done by associating containers with them as 
484
3b857f66ed6d Updated containerResource on examples 6 and 7, section 6.1, in resp to public-ldp email
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   988
	illustrated in the set of related examples (one example per HTTP resource) below:
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
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parents: 86
diff changeset
   989
	</p>
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parents: 86
diff changeset
   990
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   991
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full"># The following is an elaborated representation of LDPR
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John Arwe
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   992
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
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   993
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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   994
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;.
87
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parents: 86
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   995
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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   996
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
87
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parents: 86
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   997
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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parents: 86
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   998
&lt;&gt;
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parents: 86
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   999
   a o:NetWorth;
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  1000
   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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parents: 86
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  1001
   o:asset 
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  1002
      &lt;assetContainer/a1&gt;,
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  1003
      &lt;assetContainer/a2&gt;;
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parents: 86
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  1004
   o:liability 
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parents: 86
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  1005
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l1&gt;,
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parents: 86
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  1006
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l2&gt;,
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parents: 86
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  1007
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l3&gt;.
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  1008
</pre>
87
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parents: 86
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  1009
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  1010
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-subj"># The following is an elaborated representation of LDPC
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John Arwe
parents: 485
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  1011
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/
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  1012
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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  1013
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/&gt;.
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  1014
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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parents: 454
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  1015
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1016
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1017
&lt;&gt;
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  1018
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
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parents: 86
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  1019
   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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parents: 487
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  1020
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;;
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parents: 487
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  1021
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:asset;
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  1022
   ldp:contains &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.
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  1023
</pre>
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parents: 86
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  1024
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  1025
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full-liabcont"># The following is an elaborated representation of LDPC
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parents: 485
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  1026
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilityContainer/
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  1027
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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  1028
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilityContainer/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1029
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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  1030
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1031
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1032
&lt;&gt;
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  1033
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
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  1034
   dcterms:title "The liabilities of JohnZSmith";
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  1035
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;;
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diff changeset
  1036
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:liability;
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Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com>
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  1037
   ldp:contains &lt;l1&gt;, &lt;l2&gt;, &lt;l3&gt;.
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  1038
</pre>
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diff changeset
  1039
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  1040
	<p>The essential structure of the container is
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  1041
	the same, but in this example, the consistent membership value 
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diff changeset
  1042
	(<a title="Membership triples">membership-constant-URI</a>, still in the subject position) is not the
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1043
	container itself – it is a separate net worth resource. The
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1044
	membership predicates are <code>o:asset</code> and <code>o:liability</code> – predicates
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1045
	from the domain model. A POST of an asset representation to the asset container will create a new
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1046
	asset and add it to the list of	members by adding a new membership triple
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1047
	to the resource and containment triple to the container. You might wonder why
87
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1048
	<code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code> isn't made a container itself and POST
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1049
	the new asset directly there. That would be a fine design if <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code>
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1050
	had only assets, but if it has separate predicates for assets and liabilities,
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1051
	that design will not work because it is unspecified to which predicate the POST
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1052
	should add a membership triple. Having separate <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/</code> 
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1053
	and <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilityContainer/</code> container
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1054
	resources allows both assets and liabilities to be created.
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1055
	</p>
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
  1056
	<p>This type of container is referred to as an <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a>.  
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1057
	<a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a> adds the concept of <a title="Membership">membership</a>
540
9e3228bed1e4 Fixed copy-paste error in 5.4.1.1
sspeiche
parents: 539
diff changeset
  1058
	and flexibility on how to specify the <a title="Membership triples">membership triples</a>.
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1059
	</p>
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1060
456
6130538abdf0 ACTION-124 LDPR-RR as named graphs
sspeiche
parents: 454
diff changeset
  1061
	<p>As seen in the <a href="#ldpc-ex-membership-subj"><code>assetContainer/</code> example</a>, 
6130538abdf0 ACTION-124 LDPR-RR as named graphs
sspeiche
parents: 454
diff changeset
  1062
	clients cannot correctly guess
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1063
	at the membership triples, so the example includes this information in
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1064
	triples whose subject is the LDPC resource itself.
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1065
	</p>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1066
	
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1067
	<p>Additionally, we could extend our net worth example to include a container for
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1068
	advisors (people) that have managed the assets and liabilities.  We have decided
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1069
	to identify these advisors with URLs that contain a fragment (hash) to represent
462
3a7f9b05bad8 proofing through 454
John Arwe
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1070
	these real-world resources, not the documents that describe them.</p>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1071
	
515
9f5b3854a5bb Fixed a number of broken links
sspeiche
parents: 514
diff changeset
  1072
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full-elab"># The following is an elaborated representation of
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
  1073
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1074
# Adding o:advisor but eaving off o:asset and o:liability for brevity.
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1075
<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1076
# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1077
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1078
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
  1079
@prefix foaf: &lt;http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/&gt;.
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1080
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1081
&lt;&gt;
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1082
   a o:NetWorth;
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1083
   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1084
   o:advisor
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1085
   	 &lt;advisorContainer/bob#me&gt;,
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1086
   	 &lt;advisorContainer/marsha#me&gt;.
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1087
   	 
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1088
&lt;advisorContainer/&gt;
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1089
   a ldp:IndirectContainer;
465
26eb1d6d4fd6 fixing things found proofing SS updates and a few of Arnaud's email comments
John Arwe
parents: 464
diff changeset
  1090
   dcterms:title "The asset advisors of JohnZSmith";
488
6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
sspeiche
parents: 487
diff changeset
  1091
   ldp:membershipResource &lt;&gt;;
6bc3c9a2b2f7 Adopted new predicate names: ldp:membershipResource, ldp:hasMemberRelation and ldp:isMemberOfRelation
sspeiche
parents: 487
diff changeset
  1092
   ldp:hasMemberRelation o:advisor;
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1093
   ldp:insertedContentRelation foaf:primaryTopic;
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1094
   ldp:contains
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1095
   	 &lt;advisorContainer/bob&gt;,
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1096
   	 &lt;advisorContainer/marsha&gt;.
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1097
</pre>	
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1098
	
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1099
	<p>To handle this type of indirection, the triple with predicate of <code>ldp:insertedContentRelation</code> and object of 
468
f960af656afb Simplified some of the container examples
sspeiche
parents: 467
diff changeset
  1100
	<code>foaf:primaryTopic</code> informs clients that when POSTing to this container, they need to include a triple of the
462
3a7f9b05bad8 proofing through 454
John Arwe
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1101
	form <code>(&lt;&gt;, foaf:primaryTopic, topic-URI)</code> to inform the server which URI to use 
3a7f9b05bad8 proofing through 454
John Arwe
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1102
	(<code>topic-URI</code>) in the new membership triple.</p>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1103
	
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1104
	<p>This type of container is also referred to as a <a title="Linked Data Platform Indirect Container">LDP Indirect Container</a>. 
514
7e329a35960e A vs an fun
sspeiche
parents: 513
diff changeset
  1105
	It is similar to an <a title="Linked Data Platform Direct Container">LDP Direct Container</a> 
468
f960af656afb Simplified some of the container examples
sspeiche
parents: 467
diff changeset
  1106
	but it provides an indirection to add (via a create request) as member any resource, 
462
3a7f9b05bad8 proofing through 454
John Arwe
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1107
	such as a URI representing a real-world object,
3a7f9b05bad8 proofing through 454
John Arwe
parents: 461
diff changeset
  1108
	that is different from the document that is created.</p>
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1109
491
16d872a712b6 Adopted container hierarchy and merged Indirect Container into Container
sspeiche
parents: 489
diff changeset
  1110
	<p><a href="#fig-ldpc-types"></a> illustrates the 3 types: Container, Basic Container and Direct Container, along
16d872a712b6 Adopted container hierarchy and merged Indirect Container into Container
sspeiche
parents: 489
diff changeset
  1111
	with their class relationship to types of LDPRs.</p>
450
e8d84dbc86dc ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 449
diff changeset
  1112
	
e8d84dbc86dc ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 449
diff changeset
  1113
	 <figure id="fig-ldpc-types">
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1114
        <img src="images/ldpc-hierarchy.png" alt="Types of Linked Data Platform Containers" />
491
16d872a712b6 Adopted container hierarchy and merged Indirect Container into Container
sspeiche
parents: 489
diff changeset
  1115
        <figcaption>Class relationship of types of Linked Data Platform Containers</figcaption>
450
e8d84dbc86dc ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 449
diff changeset
  1116
    </figure>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1117
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1118
	<p>The following table illustrates some differences between <a title="membership">membership</a> and 
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1119
	<a title="containment">containment</a> triples.  For details on the normative behavior, see appropriate sections
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1120
	below.
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1121
	</p>
527
b86124412c7a html5 validation fixes
sspeiche
parents: 525
diff changeset
  1122
	<table style="border: 1px solid gray" id="ldpc-mbrcntdiff">
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1123
		<thead><tr><th rowspan="2">Completed Request</th><th style="background:#FFFFFF;" colspan="2">Effects</th></tr>
479
c116a0ec33d8 Resolved a few editoral TODO's
John Arwe
parents: 477
diff changeset
  1124
		       <tr class="oddrow"><th>Membership</th><th>Containment</th></tr></thead>
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1125
		<tr><td>LDPR created in LDP-BC</td><td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td><td>Same</td></tr>
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
  1126
		<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>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1127
			<td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td></tr>
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1128
		<tr><td>LDPR created in LDP-IC</td><td>New triple links LDP-RS to content indicated URI</td>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1129
			<td>New triple: (LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR)</td></tr>
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1130
		<tr><td>LDPR is deleted</td><td>Membership triple may be removed</td><td>(LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR) triple is removed
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1131
			</td></tr>
452
c4b538b7e57f ACTION-120 (Part 2) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect) to LDPC intro
sspeiche
parents: 451
diff changeset
  1132
		<tr><td>LDPC is deleted</td><td>Triples and member resources may be removed</td><td>Triples of form 
476
330d6aac4572 Updated membership info table
sspeiche
parents: 475
diff changeset
  1133
			(LDPC, ldp:contains, LDPR) and contained LDPRs may be removed</td></tr>
449
623bbfdea989 ACTION-120 (Part 1) Added concepts of containers (basic, direct and indirect)
sspeiche
parents: 448
diff changeset
  1134
	</table>
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1135
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1136
<section id="ldpc-get_minimal-container_props"><h2 class="normal">Retrieving Only Minimal-Container Triples
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1137
	</h2><!-- Was 5.1.1 / #ldpc-get_minimal-container_props -->
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1138
	<p>The representation of a container
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1139
		that has many members will be large. There are several important
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1140
		cases where clients need to access only the subset of the container's properties 
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1141
		that are unrelated to member resources and unrelated to contained documents, for
514
7e329a35960e A vs an fun
sspeiche
parents: 513
diff changeset
  1142
		example to determine the membership triple pattern and membership predicate of an 
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1143
		LDP-DC.  LDP calls these <a title="Minimal-container triples">minimal-container triples</a>,
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1144
		because they are what remains when the container has zero members and zero contained resources.
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1145
		Since retrieving the whole container representation to
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1146
		get this information may be onerous for clients and cause unnecessary
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1147
		overhead on servers, we define a way to retrieve only
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1148
		these property values (and more generally, a way to retrieve only the 
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1149
		subset of properties used to address other major clusters of use cases).
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1150
		LDP adds parameters to the HTTP <code>Prefer</code> header's 
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1151
		<code>return=representation</code> preference for this 
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1152
		(see <a href="#prefer-parameters" class="sectionRef"></a> for details).
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1153
	</p>
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1154
	<p>The example listed here only shows
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1155
		a simple case where few minimal-container triples are
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1156
		retrieved. In real world situations more complex cases are likely, such as those that add other predicates to
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1157
		containers, for example providing validation information and
495
559a77692da5 Fixed up some specref references
sspeiche
parents: 494
diff changeset
  1158
		associating SPARQL endpoints. [[sparql11-query]]</p>
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1159
	<p>
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1160
		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
John Arwe
parents: 116
diff changeset
  1161
		container identified by the URL <code>http://example.org/container1/</code>.
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1162
	</p>
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1163
<p id="ldpc-ex-minimal-container">Request:</p>
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1164
<pre class="example">GET /container1 HTTP/1.1
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  1165
Host: example.org
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  1166
Accept: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
554
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diff changeset
  1167
Prefer: return=representation; include="http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#PreferMinimalContainer"
12
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  1168
</pre>
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  1169
<p>Response:</p>
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  1170
<pre class="example">HTTP/1.1 200 OK
13
eea17080fdf2 Minor typo fix and some notes
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diff changeset
  1171
Content-Type: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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  1172
ETag: "_87e52ce291112"
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1173
Content-Length: 325
541
3260779f121f Fixed error in Example 8
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parents: 540
diff changeset
  1174
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
  1175
Preference-Applied: return=representation 
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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diff changeset
  1176
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
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  1177
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1178
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1179
74
30624f0a7534 Adding trailing '/' on Container URLs to help with readability based on WG suggestion
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diff changeset
  1180
&lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1181
   a ldp:DirectContainer;
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
John Arwe
parents: 485
diff changeset
  1182
   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
  1183
   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
  1184
   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
  1185
   ldp:insertedContentRelation ldp:MemberSubject;
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sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1186
   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
  1187
   
474
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1188
	<p>
a074b88f9b68 ACTION-132: Use Prefer in place of non-member properties resource
John Arwe
parents: 473
diff changeset
  1189
		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
  1190
		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
  1191
	</p>
554
5a4fe2b38a2a rename empty container triples to minimal container triples
John Arwe
parents: 553
diff changeset
  1192
	</section><!-- ldpc-get_minimal-container_props -->
120
edf269bcce8a Issue-64 change ?non-member-properties into Link header with extension relation type
John Arwe
parents: 116
diff changeset
  1193
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parents:
diff changeset
  1194
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1195
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1196
<section id="ldpc-container">
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1197
<h2>Container</h2>
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
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parents: 505
diff changeset
  1198
<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
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1199
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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parents: 331
diff changeset
  1200
<section id="ldpc-general">
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parents: 331
diff changeset
  1201
<h2>General</h2>
33
3c8c101f3f97 2012-12-28 - Fixed Typos. Separated some compound rules like 4.1.5. Rewording for clarity: 4.1.10,
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parents: 21
diff changeset
  1202
	<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
  1203
		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
  1204
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1205
	<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
  1206
		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
  1207
	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
  1208
	whose predicate is <code>rdf:type</code>, 
506
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1209
	and whose object is <code>ldp:RDFSource</code>, 
c828dbebaebb Split out different kinds of LDPCs into their own subsection
sspeiche
parents: 505
diff changeset
  1210
	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
  1211
	</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
  1212
		
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1213
	<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
  1214
		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
  1215
		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
  1216
		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
  1217
	</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
  1218
	
4a28a15ee8fd ACTION-120 (complete) Updated LDPC general, GET and POST sections
sspeiche
parents: 453
diff changeset
  1219
	<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
  1220
		<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
  1221
	</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
  1222
	
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1223
	<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
  1224
		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
  1225
		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
  1226
		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
  1227
		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
  1228
		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
  1229
		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
  1230
		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
  1231
		<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
  1232
		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
  1233
		equally to LDPCs.
521
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1234
	</h2>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1235
	<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
  1236
	<ul>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1237
	<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
  1238
	<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
  1239
	<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
  1240
	</ul>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1241
	</p>
46584a80fd9b Must use LDPC subtypes for rel='type', per 20140303 resln
sspeiche
parents: 520
diff changeset
  1242
	</section><!-- Was 5.2.11 / #ldpc-5_2_11 -->
176
60b0a09af2c4 Just a sample for respec bug, will remove
sspeiche
parents: 175
diff changeset
  1243
	
470
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1244
	<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
  1245
		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
  1246
		<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
  1247
		the client is interested in processing,
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1248
		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
  1249
		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
  1250
	</h2></section>
eb040e50a66f ACTION-126: Add Prefer header, adjusted for TallTed's results
John Arwe
parents: 469
diff changeset
  1251
	
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1252
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1253
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
  1254
<section id="ldpc-HTTP_GET">	
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
  1255
<h2>HTTP GET</h2>
502
ee14a8abdb2e Removed 6.3.1 LDPC GET requirement and put in general clause
sspeiche
parents: 501
diff changeset
  1256
	<p>
ee14a8abdb2e Removed 6.3.1 LDPC GET requirement and put in general clause
sspeiche
parents: 501
diff changeset
  1257
		Per <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET" class="sectionRef"></a> the HTTP GET method is required and 
ee14a8abdb2e Removed 6.3.1 LDPC GET requirement and put in general clause
sspeiche
parents: 501
diff changeset
  1258
		additional requirements can be found in <a href="#ldpc-general" class="sectionRef"></a>.
ee14a8abdb2e Removed 6.3.1 LDPC GET requirement and put in general clause
sspeiche
parents: 501
diff changeset
  1259
	</p>
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1260
	
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1261
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1262
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
  1263
<section id="ldpc-HTTP_POST">
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
sspeiche
parents: 331
diff changeset
  1264
<h2>HTTP POST</h2>
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1265
	<p>
500
c52f08081c8a Removed rule on PATCH create, as it doesn't add any substantive over RFC5789
sspeiche
parents: 498
diff changeset
  1266
		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1267
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1268
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1269
		this specification imposes the following new requirements for LDPCs.
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1270
	</p>
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1271
		
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1272
	<p>
393
8197019f4604 ACTION-110 Update spec to reflect 10/21 resolution for normative changes to align vanilla/chocolate
John Arwe
parents: 389
diff changeset
  1273
		Any server-imposed constraints on creation or update  
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1274
		<a href="#ldpr-gen-pubclireqs">must be advertised</a> to clients.
393
8197019f4604 ACTION-110 Update spec to reflect 10/21 resolution for normative changes to align vanilla/chocolate
John Arwe
parents: 389
diff changeset
  1275
	</p>
37
3e92cccfe6a3 edits to 4., 4.1.2, 4.1.6, http method support (aside from GET on LDPRs, and HEAD, HTTP governs), 5.2.1 clarify, 5.3.2/5.3.3 allow 3xx
John Arwe <johnarwe@us.ibm.com>
parents: 33
diff changeset
  1276
		
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1277
	<section id="ldpc-post-created201"><h2 class="normal">LDPC clients SHOULD create member resources by submitting a representation as
372
d85ca5c8cb68 Preparing for profiles - conformance section updates; add link to IETF draft
John Arwe
parents: 370
diff changeset
  1278
		the entity body of the HTTP <code>POST</code> to a known LDPC. If the resource was created successfully, <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1279
		respond with status code 201 (Created) and the <code>Location</code>
94
2292ad834245 ISSUE-39 Moved informative text from 5.4.5 into 5.4.1, shifted subsections .6-.10
sspeiche
parents: 93
diff changeset
  1280
		header set to the new resource’s URL. Clients shall not expect any representation in the response
2292ad834245 ISSUE-39 Moved informative text from 5.4.5 into 5.4.1, shifted subsections .6-.10
sspeiche
parents: 93
diff changeset
  1281
		entity body on a 201 (Created) response.
435
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
sspeiche
parents: 434
diff changeset
  1282
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.1 / #ldpc-5_4_1 -->
94
2292ad834245 ISSUE-39 Moved informative text from 5.4.5 into 5.4.1, shifted subsections .6-.10
sspeiche
parents: 93
diff changeset
  1283
465
26eb1d6d4fd6 fixing things found proofing SS updates and a few of Arnaud's email comments
John Arwe
parents: 464
diff changeset
  1284
	<section id="ldpc-post-createdmbr-contains"><h2 class="normal">
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1285
		When a successful HTTP <code>POST</code> request to a LDPC results in the creation of a LDPR, a 
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1286
		<a title="Containment triples">containment triple</a> MUST be added to the state of LDPC
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1287
		whose subject is the LDPC URI, 
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1288
		whose predicate is <code>ldp:contains</code> and whose object is the URI for the newly created document (LDPR).  Other triples may be added as well.
508
f67d8f5f458b Combined rules for container triples
sspeiche
parents: 506
diff changeset
  1289
		The newly created LDPR appears as a contained resource of the LDPC until the
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1290
		newly created document is deleted or removed by other methods. 
465
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  1291
	</h2></section>
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  1292
	
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  1293
	<section id="ldpc-post-createbins"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY accept an HTTP <code>POST</code> of non-RDF representations 
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)
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  1294
	<a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">(LDP-NRs)</a> for
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  1295
		creation of any kind of resource, for example binary resources.  See <a href="#ldpc-post-acceptposthdr">the Accept-Post section</a> for 
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  1296
		details on how clients can discover whether a LDPC supports this behavior.
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  1297
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.3 / #ldpc-5_4_3 -->
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  1298
	
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  1299
	<section id="ldpc-post-createrdf"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that successfully create a resource from a
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  1300
		RDF representation in the request entity body MUST honor the client's requested interaction model(s). 
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  1301
		If any requested interaction model cannot be honored, the server MUST fail the request.
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  1302
	</h2><!-- Was 5.4.4 / #ldpc-5_4_4 -->
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  1303
	<ul>
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  1304
	<li>If the request header specifies <a href="#ldpr-gen-linktypehdr">a LDPR interaction model</a>, then the server MUST handle subsequent 
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  1305
	requests to the newly created resource's URI as if it is a LDPR.
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  1306
	(even if the content contains an <code>rdf:type</code> triple indicating a type of LDPC).</li>
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  1307
	<li>If the request header specifies <a href="#ldpc-linktypehdr">a LDPC interaction model</a>, then the server MUST handle subsequent 
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  1308
	requests to the newly created resource's URI as if it is a LDPC.
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John Arwe
parents: 433
diff changeset
  1309
	</li>
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  1310
	<li>This specification does not constrain the server's behavior in other cases.</li>
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parents: 525
diff changeset
  1311
	</ul>
434
83b656184387 Action-122 close ISSUE-91, by adding that for an LDPC the link header is type=LDPC
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  1312
	<p>Note: A consequence of this is that LDPCs can be used to create LDPCs, if the server supports doing so.</p>
435
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  1313
	</section>
43
6d2805d7c6bf Added new issues ranging from 26-43. Removed closed/deferred issues: 2 & 3
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  1314
	
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  1315
	<section id="ldpc-post-turtle"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST accept a request entity body with a request header
495
559a77692da5 Fixed up some specref references
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diff changeset
  1316
	    of <code>Content-Type</code> with value of <code>text/turtle</code> [[!turtle]].
435
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  1317
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.5 / #ldpc-5_4_5 -->
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parents: 434
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  1318
	
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  1319
	<section id="ldpc-post-contenttype"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD use the <code>Content-Type</code> request header 
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1320
		to determine the representation format when the request has an entity body. 
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  1321
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.6 / #ldpc-5_4_6 -->
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parents: 434
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  1322
	
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  1323
	<section id="ldpc-post-rdfnullrel"><h2 class="normal">In RDF representations, <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST interpret the null relative
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1324
		URI for the subject of triples in the LDPR representation in the
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
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parents: 547
diff changeset
  1325
		request entity body as identifying the entity in the request body.
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1326
		Commonly, that entity is the model for the “to be created” LDPR, so
548
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John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1327
		triples whose subject is the null relative URI result in
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1328
		triples in the created resource whose subject is the created
486
974b4886835b change all unicode 00A0 (non-breaking space) to blank (0020)
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parents: 485
diff changeset
  1329
		resource.  
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1330
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.7 / #ldpc-5_4_7 -->	
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
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parents: 547
diff changeset
  1331
	<!-- TODO: add link to "relative URIs on post-create are dangerous" -->	
435
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1332
	
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  1333
	<section id="ldpc-post-serverassignuri"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD assign the URI for the resource to be
e9efbc3a3ba8 First attempt at correcting section ordering and anchors
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1334
		created using server application specific rules in the absence of a <a href="#ldpc-post-slug">client hint</a>.
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1335
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.8 / #ldpc-5_4_8 -->
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1336
	
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1337
	<section id="ldpc-post-mincontraints"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD allow clients to create new resources without
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1338
		requiring detailed knowledge of application-specific constraints.
504
065e49b91d0b Corrected rel=meta to be rel=describedBy
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parents: 503
diff changeset
  1339
		This is a consequence of the requirement to enable simple creation and modification of LDPRs. LDP servers
065e49b91d0b Corrected rel=meta to be rel=describedBy
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parents: 503
diff changeset
  1340
		expose these application-specific constraints as described in <a href="#ldpr-general" class="sectionRef"></a>.
435
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1341
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.9 / #ldpc-5_4_9 -->
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parents: 434
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  1342
	
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1343
	<section id="ldpc-post-slug"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY allow clients to suggest the URI for a resource
192
221002315344 Removed 4.1.5 and various formatting issues
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parents: 191
diff changeset
  1344
		created through <code>POST</code>, using the HTTP <code>Slug</code> header as defined in [[!RFC5023]].  LDP adds
115
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parents: 114
diff changeset
  1345
		no new requirements to this usage, so its presence functions as a client hint to the server 
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parents: 114
diff changeset
  1346
		providing a desired string to be incorporated into the server's final choice of resource URI.
435
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1347
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.10 / #ldpc-5_4_10 -->
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parents: 114
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  1348
	
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diff changeset
  1349
	<section id="ldpc-post-dontreuseuris"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that allow member creation via <code>POST</code> 
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parents: 415
diff changeset
  1350
		SHOULD NOT re-use URIs.
435
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diff changeset
  1351
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.11 / #ldpc-5_4_11 -->
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4bba75f6d0af ISSUE-15 Inserted 5.4.12, 5.6.4, 5.7.2 to describe link-relation meta usage
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diff changeset
  1352
	
514
7e329a35960e A vs an fun
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parents: 513
diff changeset
  1353
	<section id="ldpc-post-createbinlinkmetahdr"><h2 class="normal">Upon successful creation of an  
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
  1354
	<a title="Linked Data Platform Non-RDF Source">LDP-NR</a> (HTTP status code of 
448
72e366f1195f ACTION-123 Added concepts of LDP-RDF-Resource and LDP-Binary-Resource
sspeiche
parents: 447
diff changeset
  1355
	201-Created and URI indicated by <code>Location</code> response header), <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY create an associated 
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
  1356
	<a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a>
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1357
	to contain data about the newly created LDP-NR.  If a LDP server creates this associated <a title="Linked Data Platform RDF Source">LDP-RS</a> it MUST indicate
505
7c9fc6642481 Minor editorial tweaks
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parents: 504
diff changeset
  1358
	its location on the HTTP response using the HTTP <code>Link</code> response header with link relation <code>describedby</code>
504
065e49b91d0b Corrected rel=meta to be rel=describedBy
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parents: 503
diff changeset
  1359
	and <code>href</code> to be the URI of the associated LDP-RS resource [[!RFC5988]].
435
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1360
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.12 / #ldpc-5_4_12 -->
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parents: 434
diff changeset
  1361
	
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diff changeset
  1362
	<section id="ldpc-post-acceptposthdr"><h2 class="normal"><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support <code>POST</code> MUST
167
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1363
		include an <a href="#header-accept-post"><code>Accept-Post</code> response header</a> on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code>
548
ab2a3418fb01 minor editorial fixes
John Arwe
parents: 547
diff changeset
  1364
		responses, listing <code>POST</code> request media type(s) supported by the server.
167
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1365
		LDP only specifies the use of <code>POST</code> for the purpose of creating new resources, but a server
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1366
		can accept <code>POST</code> requests with other semantics.  
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
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parents: 158
diff changeset
  1367
		While "POST to create" is a common interaction pattern, LDP clients are not guaranteed, even when 
552
4d99968383f2 editorial changes - "an" to "a" etc
John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1368
		making requests to a LDP server, that every successful <code>POST</code> request will result in the 
167
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1369
		creation of a new resource; they must rely on out of band information for knowledge of which <code>POST</code> requests,
231
38d1a7faf1c4 Various editorial comments from PA
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diff changeset
  1370
		if any, will have the "create new resource" semantics.
167
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1371
		This requirement on LDP servers is intentionally stronger than the one levied in the
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1372
		<a href="#header-accept-post">header registration</a>; it is unrealistic to expect all existing resources
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1373
		that support <code>POST</code> to suddenly return a new header or for all new specifications constraining
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1374
		<code>POST</code> to be aware of its existence and require it, but it is a reasonable requirement for new
ae4592939639 issue-80 Add Accept-Post
John Arwe
parents: 158
diff changeset
  1375
		specifications such as LDP.
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diff changeset
  1376
	</h2></section><!-- Was 5.4.13 / #ldpc-5_4_13 -->
169
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  1377
	
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diff changeset
  1378
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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diff changeset
  1379
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3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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diff changeset
  1380
<section id="ldpc-HTTP_PUT">
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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  1381
<h2>HTTP PUT</h2>
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1382
	<p>
500
c52f08081c8a Removed rule on PATCH create, as it doesn't add any substantive over RFC5789
sspeiche
parents: 498
diff changeset
  1383
		Per [[HTTP11]], this HTTP method is optional and 
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1384
		this specification does not require <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to support it.
552
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John Arwe
parents: 551
diff changeset
  1385
		When a LDP server supports this method, 
475
e36ed82a31a7 Put final stake in heart of 'informative' (waves to Sandro), update boilerplate for readability per Arnaud
John Arwe
parents: 474
diff changeset
  1386
		this specification imposes the following new requirements for LDPCs.