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   - The word "canonical" is used twice in the document. Since we do not deal with URI 
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     canonicalization in the specification, I would remove the word and the meaning of 
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     the sentences is the same.
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   - section 4.6...respec is adding extra spaces to the sectionRefs
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	  carefully read section 4.2 .
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	  ->
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	  carefully read section 4.2.
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	  defined in section 4.8 .
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	  ->
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	  defined in section 4.8.
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    - 	The ReSpec SPARQL QUERY link is http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-sparql-query/ , which has highlighted text
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	referring readers to SPARQL 1.1.  Which normative reference do we want?
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 Various pre-LC comments:
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    - 5.2.5.1 For a given triple T with a subject C of the LDPC and predicate of ldp:membershipPredicate, 
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	  5.2.5.2 For a given triple T with a subject C of the LDPC and predicate of ldp:membershipPredicateInverse, 
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	  5.2.10 Some LDPC's have membership object's that are not directly URIs minted upon LDPC member creation, 
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	  (JohnA) I found these particularly hard to read.  And I perpetrated the SortCollation paragraphs.  
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	  Links to examples might be an 80-20 solution. 
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	- 5.3.1: I'd change the link to the example ("as in the example") to refer the concrete example #, I think example 9. 
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	  Currently does not work when printing.
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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 src='https://www.w3.org/Tools/respec/respec-w3c-common' class='remove' async></script> 
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    <script class='remove'>
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      var respecConfig = {
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          // specification status (e.g. WD, LCWD, 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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          // if your specification has a subtitle that goes below the main
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          // formal title, define it here
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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:  "2013-08-19",
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          // if the specification's copyright date is a range of years, specify
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          // the start date here:
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          // copyrightStart: "2005"
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          // if there is a previously published draft, uncomment this and set its YYYY-MM-DD date
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          // and its maturity status
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          previousPublishDate:  "2013-07-30",
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          previousMaturity:  	"LC",
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          previousURI: 			"http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-ldp-20130730/",
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          // if there a publicly available Editor's Draft, this is the link
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          edDraftURI:           "http://www.w3.org/2012/ldp/hg/ldp.html",
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          // if this is a LCWD, uncomment and set the end of its review period
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          lcEnd: "2013-09-02",
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          // if you want to have extra CSS, append them to this list
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          // it is recommended that the respec.css stylesheet be kept
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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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      };
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    </script>
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    <style type="text/css">
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			background: #FBE9E9;
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			clear: both;
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This document describes a set of best practices and simple approach for a read-write Linked Data architecture, based on
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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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	<p>This document describes the use
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	of HTTP for accessing, updating, creating and deleting resources from
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	and extensions of the four rules of Linked Data [[LINKED-DATA]]:</p>
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	<p>1. Use URIs as names for things</p>
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		information, using the standards (RDF*, <abbr title="SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language">SPARQL</abbr>)</p>
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	read and write Linked Data resources.</p> 
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	the POST operation (see <a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>).</p>
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	returns a set of pages and uses a convention to access any subsequent page (see <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a>). </p>
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<h1 id="terms">Terminology</h1>
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<p>Terminology is based on W3C's Architecture of the World Wide Web [[WEBARCH]] and Hyper-text Transfer Protocol [[HTTP11]].
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	<dd>A relationship between two resources when one resource (representation) refers to the other resource by means
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		of a URI [[WEBARCH]].
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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><dfn>Linked Data Platform Resource</dfn> (<dfn><abbr title="Linked Data Platform Resource">LDPR</abbr></dfn>)</dt>
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	<dt><dfn>Linked Data Platform Container</dfn> (<dfn><abbr title="Linked Data Platform Container">LDPC</abbr></dfn>)</dt>
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	<dd>An LDPR representing a collection of same-subject, same-predicate triples which is uniquely identified by a URI
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	that responds to client requests for creation, modification, and enumeration of its members.
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	<dd>A program that establishes connections for the purpose of sending requests [[HTTP11]].<p></p></dd>
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		Likewise, any server may act as an origin server, proxy, gateway,
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		or tunnel, switching behavior based on the nature of each request
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		[[HTTP11]]. </p></dd>
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	<dt><dfn>Membership triples</dfn></dt>
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	<dd>A set of triples in an LDPC's state that lists its members.
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  <li>1. Introduction: <b>informative</b></li>
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  <li>3. Conformance: <b>normative</b></li>
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  <li>4. Linked Data Platform Resources: <b>normative</b></li>
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  <li>A. Acknowledgements: <b>informative</b></li> 
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	<p>Linked Data Platform Resources (<dfn><abbr title="Linked Data Platform Resources">LDPRs</abbr></dfn>) are HTTP resources
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		could be other RDF formats, like N3 or NTriples, but non-RDF formats
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		like HTML [[!HTML401]] and JSON [[!RFC4627]] would likely be common.
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		this document, for example through application-specific means, SPARQL
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		normative requirements.
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		It is
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		servers SHOULD minimize those restrictions.  Enforcement of
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		more complex constraints will greatly restrict the set of clients
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		a link relation type of <code>type</code> (that is, <code>rel="type"</code>)
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		that clients can introspect dynamically at run-time.  Conservative clients should note that 
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		MUST NOT require LDP clients to implement inferencing in order to recognize the subset
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		must be explicitly represented. 
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		If the client does not indicate a preference, <code>text/turtle</code> SHOULD be returned.
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		new requirement to support that method, and [[!HTTP11]] makes it optional.</p>
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		sections for more details.</p>
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		new requirement to support that method, and [[!HTTP11]] makes it optional.</p>
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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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		LDPR servers MAY ignore server managed properties such as <code>dcterms:modified</code> 
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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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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_2" class="rule">4.5.2 LDPR clients 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. LDPR servers SHOULD require the HTTP <code>If-Match</code> header and HTTP <code>ETags</code>
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		to detect collisions. LDPR servers MUST respond with status code 412
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		(Condition Failed) if <code>ETag</code>s fail to match when there are no other
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		errors with the request [[!HTTP11]].  LDPR servers that require conditional requests MUST respond with status code 428
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		(Precondition Required) when the absence of a precondition is the only reason for rejecting the request [[!RFC6585]].
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_3" class="rule">4.5.3 LDPR clients SHOULD always assume that the set of predicates for a
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		resource of a particular type at an arbitrary server is open, in the
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		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 resource is not limited to any pre-defined
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		set.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_4" class="rule">4.5.4 LDPR clients SHOULD assume that an LDPR server could discard triples
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		whose predicates the server does not recognize or otherwise chooses
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		not to persist. In other words, LDPR servers MAY restrict themselves
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		to a known set of predicates, but LDPR clients MUST NOT restrict themselves to a known set of predicates 
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		when their intent is to perform a later HTTP <code>PUT</code> to update the resource.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_5" class="rule">4.5.5 An LDPR client MUST preserve all triples retrieved using HTTP <code>GET</code> that
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		it doesn’t change whether it understands the predicates or not, when
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		its intent is to perform an update using HTTP <code>PUT</code>.  The use of HTTP
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		<code>PATCH</code> instead of HTTP <code>PUT</code> for update avoids this burden for clients
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		[[RFC5789]].
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_6" class="rule">4.5.6 LDPR servers MAY choose to allow the creation of new resources using HTTP <code>PUT</code>.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_7" class="rule">4.5.7 LDPR servers 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 <a href="#ldpr-4_2_9">enable simple creation and modification</a> of LPDRs.
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	</div>		
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-HTTP_DELETE">HTTP DELETE</h2>
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	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>DELETE</code> for LDPRs 
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		only when the LDPR supports that method.  This specification does not impose any
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		new requirement to support that method, and [[!HTTP11]] makes it optional.</p>
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	<p>Additional requirements on HTTP <code>DELETE</code> of LDPRs within containers can be found in
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	<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_DELETE" class="sectionRef"></a>.</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_6_1" class="rule">4.6.1 LDPR servers MUST remove the resource identified by the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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		After a successful HTTP <code>DELETE</code>, a subsequent HTTP <code>GET</code> on the same
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		<code>Request-URI</code> MUST result in a 404 (Not found) or 410 (Gone) status
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		code. Clients SHOULD note that servers MAY reuse a URI under some circumstances.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_6_2" class="rule">4.6.2 LDPR servers MAY alter the state of other resources as a result of an
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		HTTP <code>DELETE</code> request. For example, it is acceptable for the server to
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		remove triples from other resources whose subject or object is the
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		deleted resource. It is also acceptable and common for LDPR servers to
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		not do this – behavior is server application specific.
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	</div>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-HTTP_HEAD">HTTP HEAD</h2>
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	<p>Note that certain LDP mechanisms, such as paging, rely on HTTP headers, and HTTP generally requires that
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		<code>HEAD</code> responses include the same headers as <code>GET</code> responses.  
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		Thus, implementers should also carefully read <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET" class="sectionRef"></a> 
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		and <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS" class="sectionRef"></a>.</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_7_1" class="rule">4.7.1 LDPR servers MUST support the HTTP <code>HEAD</code> method.</div>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">HTTP PATCH</h2>
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	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>PATCH</code> for LDPRs 
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		only when the LDPR supports that method.  This specification does not impose any
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		new requirement to support that method, and [[!HTTP11]] makes it optional.</p>	
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_1" class="rule">4.8.1 LDPR servers MAY implement HTTP <code>PATCH</code> to allow modifications,
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		especially partial replacement, of their resources [[!RFC5789]]. No
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		minimal set of patch document formats is mandated by this document.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_2" class="rule">4.8.2 LDPR servers 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 <a href="#ldpr-4_2_9">enable simple creation and modification</a> of LPDRs.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_3" class="rule">4.8.3 LDPR servers SHOULD NOT allow clients to create new resources using <code>PATCH</code>.
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		<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST"><code>POST</code> (to an LDPC)</a> and/or <a href="#ldpc-HTTP_PUT"><code>PUT</code></a> should be used as the standard way to create new LDPRs.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_4" class="rule">4.8.4 LDPR servers that support <code>PATCH</code> MUST
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		include an <code>Accept-Patch</code> HTTP response header [[!RFC5789]] on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code>
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		requests, listing patch document media type(s) supported by the server.
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	</div>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS">HTTP OPTIONS</h2>
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	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> for LDPRs 
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		beyond those in [[!HTTP11]].  Other sections of this specification, for example 
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		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">PATCH</a>,
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		<a href="#header-accept-post">Accept-Post</a>
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		and <a href="#ldpr-paging-HTTP_OPTIONS">Paging</a>,
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		add other requirements on <code>OPTIONS</code> responses.
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		</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_9_1" class="rule">4.9.1 LDPR servers MUST support the HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> method.</div>		
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	<div id="ldpr-4_9_2" class="rule">4.9.2 LDPR servers MUST indicate their support for HTTP Methods by
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		responding to a HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> request on the LDPR’s URL with the HTTP
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		Method tokens in the HTTP response header <code>Allow</code>.
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	</div>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-Paging">Paging</h2>
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<h3 id="ldpr-PagingIntro">Introduction</h3>
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	<p>It sometimes happens that a
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		resource is too large to reasonably transmit its representation in a
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		single HTTP response. This will be especially true if the resource
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		representation includes many triples both from its own representation and
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		from the representations of any <a title="Resource inlining">inlined resources</a>. A client could anticipate that a resource will be too large -
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		for example, a client tool that accesses defects may assume that an
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		individual defect will usually be of sufficiently constrained size
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		that it makes sense to request all of it at once, but that the
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		container of all the defects ever created will typically be too big.
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		Alternatively, a server could recognize that a resource that has been
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		requested is too big to return in a single message.</p>
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	<p>
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		To address this problem, LDPRs should support a technique called Paging.  Paging can be achieved with a
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		simple RDF pattern. For each resource, <code>&lt;resourceURL&gt;</code>, we define a new
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		'first page' resource.  In this example, its URL will be <code>&lt;resourceURL&gt;?firstPage</code>,
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		but servers are free to construct the URL as they see fit.
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		The triples in the representation of the each page
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		are typically a subset of the triples in the resource
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		- same subject, predicate and object.
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	</p>
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	<p>LDPR servers may respond to requests for a
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		resource by redirecting the client to the first page resource –
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		using a 303 “See Other” redirect to the actual URL for the page
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		resource.  Alternatively, clients may introspect the resource for a paged representation 
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		and use it preferentially when available.</p>
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	<p>
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		Looking at an example resource representing Example Co.'s customer
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		relationship data, we’ll split the response across two pages.  
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		To find the URL of the first page, the client makes a <code>OPTIONS</code> request
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		to the resource's URL, and in the response looks for a HTTP <code>Link</code>
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		header with <code>rel="first"</code>; the target URI in the header is the URL
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		of the first page resource.
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		The client then 
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		requests the first page as <code>http://example.org/customer-relations?firstPage</code>:
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	</p>
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<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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#    http://example.org/customer-relations?firstPage
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@prefix rdf: &lt;http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix foaf: &lt;http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/&gt;.
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations&gt;
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   a o:CustomerRelations;
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   dcterms:title "The customer information for Example Co.";
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   o:client &lt;client#JohnZSmith&gt;, &lt;client#BettyASmith&gt;, &lt;client#JoanRSmith&gt;. 
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&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?firstPage&gt;
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   a ldp:Page;
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   ldp:pageOf &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations&gt;;
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   ldp:nextPage &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2&gt;.
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&lt;client#JohnZSmith&gt;
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   a foaf:Person;
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   o:status o:ActiveCustomer;
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   foaf:name "John Z. Smith".
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&lt;client#BettyASmith&gt;
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   a foaf:Person;
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   o:status o:PreviousCustomer;
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   foaf:name "Betty A. Smith".
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 &lt;client#BettyASmith&gt;
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   a foaf:Person;
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   o:status o:PotentialCustomer;
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   foaf:name "Joan R. Smith".</pre>
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	<p>
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		The server determines the size of the pages using application specific methods not defined
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		within this specificiation. Note also, the actual name for the query parameter (such as ?p=2) is also
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		defined by the server and not this specification.
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	</p>
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	<p>
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		The following example is the result of retrieving the representation
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		for the next page:
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	</p>
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<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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#  http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2
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@prefix rdf: &lt;http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix foaf: &lt;http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/&gt;.
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations&gt;
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   o:client &lt;client#GlenWSmith&gt;, &lt;client#AlfredESmith&gt;. 
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&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2&gt;
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   a ldp:Page;
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   ldp:pageOf &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations&gt;;
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   ldp:nextPage rdf:nil.
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&lt;client#GlenWSmith&gt;
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   a foaf:Person;
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   o:status o:ActiveCustomer, o:GoldCustomer;
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   foaf:name "Glen W. Smith".
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&lt;client#AlfredESmith&gt;
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   a foaf:Person;
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   o:status o:ActiveCustomer, o:BronzeCustomer;
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   foaf:name "Alfred E. Smith".</pre>
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	<p>
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		In this example, there are only two customers provided in the
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		final page.  To indicate this is the last page, a value of <code>rdf:nil</code> is used for the <code>ldp:nextPage</code>
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		predicate of the page resource.
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	</p>
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</section>
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   727
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<section>
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<h3 id="ldpr-PagingGET">HTTP GET</h3>
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<p>In addition to the requirements set forth in <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET" class="sectionRef"></a> on HTTP <code>GET</code>, LDPR servers that support paging must also follow the requirements in this section</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-1" class="rule">4.10.2.1 LDPR servers SHOULD allow clients to retrieve large LDPRs in
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		pages. In responses to <code>GET</code> requests with an LDPR as the <code>Request-URI</code>, 
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		LDPR servers that support paging SHOULD provide an HTTP <code>Link</code>
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		header whose target URI is the first page resource, and whose link relation type is <code>first</code> [[!RFC5988]]. 
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		This is the mechanism by which clients discover the URL of the first page.  If no such <code>Link</code>
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		header is present, then conservative clients will assume that the LDPR does not support paging.
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		For example, if there is a LDPR with URL <code>&lt;resourceURL&gt;</code> that supports paging and whose
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		first page URL is <code>&lt;resourceURL&gt;?theFirstPage</code>, then the corresponding link header
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		would be <code>Link: &lt;?theFirstPage&gt;;rel="first"</code>.
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		The representation for any page, including the first, will include
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		the URL for the next page. See <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a> for additional details.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-2" class="rule">4.10.2.2 LDPR servers MAY split the response representation of any LDPR. 
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		This is known as
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		server-initiated paging. See <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a> for
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		additional details.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-3" class="rule">4.10.2.3 LDPR servers that initiate paging SHOULD respond to requests for a LDPR
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		by redirecting the client to the first page resource using a <code>303 See
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		Other</code> response with an HTTP <code>Location</code> header providing the first page resource URL.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-4" class="rule">4.10.2.4 LDPR servers that support paging MUST include a representation for the page resource.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-4_1" class="rule">4.10.2.4.1 The page resource representation MUST have one triple with the subject
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		of the page, predicate of <code>ldp:nextPage</code> and
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		object being the URL for the subsequent page.
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<pre class="example">&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?firstPage&gt;
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    ldp:nextPage  &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2&gt; .</pre>
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-4_2" class="rule">4.10.2.4.2 The last page resource representation MUST have one triple with the subject of the 
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	    last page, predicate of <code>ldp:nextPage</code> and object being <code>rdf:nil</code>.
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<pre class="example">&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2&gt;
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    ldp:nextPage  rdf:nil .</pre>	    
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-4_3" class="rule">4.10.2.4.3 The page resource representation SHOULD have one triple to indicate its
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		type, whose subject is the URL of the page, whose predicate is <code>rdf:type</code> and object is <code>ldp:Page</code>.
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		It also SHOULD have 1 triple to indicate the resource it is paging,
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		whose  subject is the URL of the page, predicate is <code>ldp:pageOf</code>,
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		and object is the URL of the LDPR.
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<pre class="example">&lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?firstPage&gt;
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    rdf:type    ldp:Page;
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    ldp:pageOf  &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations&gt;.</pre>
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	</div>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h3 id="ldpr-paging-HTTP_OPTIONS">HTTP OPTIONS</h3>
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	responding to a HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> request on the LDPR’s URL with the HTTP
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	response header for link relations using the header name of <code>Link</code> and link relation type <code>first</code> [[!RFC5988]].
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</div>
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</section>
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</section>
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<section>
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<h2 id="ldpr-inlining">Resource Inlining: Representing Multiple Resources in a Response</h2>
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	<div class="atrisk"><p class="atrisktext">Feature At Risk</p>
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		<p>The LDP Working Group proposes incorporation of the features described in this section.</p>
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		<ul>
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		<li>The addition of <a>resource inlining</a> to save application latency
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		and server/network load in controlled environments.</li>
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		</ul>
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		<p>Feedback, both positive and negative, is invited by sending email to the mailing list 
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		in <a href="#sotd">Status of This Document</a>.</p>
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	</div>
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<section class="informative">
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<h3 id="ldpr-InliningIntro">Introduction</h3>
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	<p>Servers whose resources are relatively granular may wish to optimistically provide more information
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		in a response than what the client actually requested, in order to reduce the average number of client
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		application HTTP flows.  LDP provides some basic building blocks to enable
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		this, that implementations can re-use to build complete solutions, and they may serve as 
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		complete solutions in applications with sufficient controls on resource content.
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		These building blocks are <a>resource inlining</a> and <a>member inlining</a>.
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	</p>
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   810
	
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	<p>LDP does not provide clients with any way to detect whether or not the server is capable of 
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		inlining (all its resources or any specific resource), nor does it provide clients 
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		with any way to influence which (if any) resources are inlined in any given response.
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	</p>
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	<p>
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		Servers can return extra triples on any response, but fail to meet the definition of <a>resource inlining</a>, 
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		by either returning a subset of the other resource(s) triples or by failing to assert that
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		all triples were included (even through they were).  Clients might still find the extra
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		information useful, but the only way for clients to be sure they had all available 
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		information would be to make a HTTP <code>GET</code> request against all the other resource(s).
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		In some applications, knowing that these requests are unnecessary saves significant latency
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		and server/network load.
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	</p>
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   825
</section> <!-- h3 -->
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<section class="informative">
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<h3 id="ldpr-InliningWarnings">Use with Care</h3>
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	<p>The building blocks LDP provides can only be safely used if certain assumptions hold.  
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	Said another way, resource inlining solves a subset of scenarios, not all scenarios in the general case &mdash;
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	so if you care about any of the following in a given application, your server should avoid returning
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	<em>any</em> triples beyond those found at the HTTP <code>Request-URI</code>.
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	</p>
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	<ul>
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	<li><p>
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		Provenance is lost: because RDF graphs from multiple HTTP resources are merged in the
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		response without attributing each statement to its originating graph (i.e. without quotation),
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		it is impossible for a client to reliably know which
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		triples came from which HTTP resource(s).  A general solution allowing quotation is
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		RDF Datasets; that is expected to be standardized independently, and can be used in these cases
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		once it is available.
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	</p></li>
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	<li><p>
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		The response may contain contradictions that are trivially obvious (or subtle), and those may or 
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		may not be a problem at the application level.  For a trivial example, two triples may have
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		identical subjects and predicates but different objects: "75F is too hot"; "75F is too cold".
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		Again, quotation via RDF Datasets (or any equivalent mechanism) is believed to provide a 
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		long term solution once standardized.
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	</p></li>
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   850
	</ul>
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   851
</section> <!-- h3 -->
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   852
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   853
<section>
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<h3 id="ldpr-InliningGET">HTTP GET</h3>
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	<p>In addition to the requirements set forth in other sections, 
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		LDPR servers that support <a>resource inlining</a>
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		must also follow the requirements in this section.</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_11_3_1" class="rule">4.11.3.1 LDPR servers that support <a>resource inlining</a> MUST 
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		include a <code>ldp:Page</code> resource in the representation describing the set of inlined resources, 
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		whether or not the representation contains subsequent pages.  The <code>ldp:Page</code> resource conceptually contains
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		metadata about the representation; it is usually not part of the HTTP resource's state, and its presence does not indicate that
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		the LDPR server supports <a href="#ldpr-Paging">paging</a> in general.  
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		LDPR servers that include the <code>ldp:Page</code> resource for inlining and also support 
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		paging MUST use the same <code>ldp:Page</code> resource for the triples required by both,
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		in order to minimize client code complexity.
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		The <code>ldp:Page</code> resource's triples are the LDP-defined means by which the servers communicate to LDP clients 
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		the set of HTTP resources whose state is included in a representation, allowing clients to avoid HTTP <code>GET</code>
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		requests for them.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_11_3_2" class="rule">4.11.3.2 LDPR servers that support <a>resource inlining</a> MUST 
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		include the <code>ldp:Page</code> resource described in <a href="#ldpr-4_11_3_1">section 4.11.3.1</a> 
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		one triple for each inlined resource, 
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		whose subject is the <code>ldp:Page</code> resource URI,
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		whose predicate is <code>ldp:inlinedResource</code>, and
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		whose object is the HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> of an inlined resource [[!HTTP11]].
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_11_3_3" class="rule">4.11.3.3 LDPR clients SHOULD avoid making HTTP <code>GET</code> requests
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		against any resource whose HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> is the object of a triple of the form 
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		described in <a href="#ldpr-4_11_3_2">section 4.11.3.2</a>, unless there are application-specific
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		reasons for doing so.  Clients should note that by the time the representation is received, the actual state
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		of any inlined resource(s) may have changed due to subsequent requests.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_11_3_4" class="rule">4.11.3.4 LDPR clients MUST NOT assume that LDPR representations
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		lacking a <code>ldp:Page</code> resource or lacking the triple
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		described in <a href="#ldpr-4_11_3_2">section 4.11.3.2</a> contain all the triples for any resource(s)
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		listed in the representation whose HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> differs from 
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		the HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> used by the client.  
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		The representation might in fact contain all such triples, or some
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		subset of them, and that might or might not be completely adequate for the client's intended usage, but
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		an LDP client has no way to discern from such a representation which interpretation is accurate.
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	</div>
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</section>
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</section> <!-- h2 -->
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</section> <!-- h1 -->
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<section>
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<h1 id="ldpc">Linked Data Platform Containers</h1>
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<section class="informative">		
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<h2 id="ldpc-informative">Informative</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	is the order of the container entries expressed?</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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	</ol>
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	<p>
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		This document defines the representation and behavior of containers
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		that address these issues. The set of members of a container is
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		defined by a set of triples in its representation (and state) called
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   927
		the membership triples. The membership triples of a container all
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   928
		have the same subject and predicate – the objects of the membership
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		triples define the members of the container. The subject of the
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		membership triples is called the membership subject and the predicate
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		is called the membership predicate. In the simplest cases, the
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   932
		membership subject will be the LDPC resource itself, but it does not
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   933
		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>rdfs:member</code> predicate.
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   935
	</p>
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	<p>This document includes a set of guidelines for
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		using POST to create new resources and add them to the list of
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		members of a container. It goes on to explain how to learn about a set of related
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		resources, they may have been created using POST or through other means.
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		It also defines behavior when POST created resources are deleted, to clean up
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		container membership, and deleting containers removes membership information and
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		possibly perform some cleanup tasks on unreferenced member resources.</p>
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	<p>The following illustrates a very simple
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   945
		container with only three members and some information about the
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   946
		container (the fact that it is a container and a brief title):</p>
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<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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#    http://example.org/container1/
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix rdfs: &lt;http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#&gt;.
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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&lt;&gt;
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   a ldp:Container;
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   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;&gt;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate rdfs:member;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject;
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   dcterms:title "A very simple container";
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   rdfs:member &lt;member1&gt;, &lt;member2&gt;, &lt;member3&gt;.</pre>
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	<p>This example is very straightforward - the
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			membership predicate is <code>rdfs:member</code> and the membership subject is the container
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			itself. A POST to this container will create a new resource
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   965
			and add it to the list of members by adding a new membership triple
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			to the container.</p>
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	<p>Sometimes it is useful to use a subject
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	other than the container itself as the membership subject and to use
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	a predicate other than <code>rdfs:member</code> as the membership predicate. Let's
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	start with a domain resource for a person's net worth, as illustrated below:</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-partial"># The following is a partial representation of
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#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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   o:asset 
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      &lt;assetContainer/a1&gt;,
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      &lt;assetContainer/a2&gt;;
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   o:liability 
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      &lt;liabilityContainer/l1&gt;,
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      &lt;liabilityContainer/l2&gt;,
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      &lt;liabilityContainer/l3&gt;.
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</pre>
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	<p>From this example, there is a <code>rdf:type</code> of <code>o:NetWorth</code> indicating the
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	resource represents an instance of a person's net worth and <code>o:netWorthOf</code> predicate indicating 
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	the associated person.  There are two sets of same-subject, same-predicate pairings; one for assets and
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	one for liabilities.  It would be helpful to be able to associate these multi-valued sets using a URL
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   992
	for them to assist with managing these, this is done by associating containers with them as 
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	illustrated below:
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	</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-full"># The following is an elaborated representation of
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#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/
87
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1000
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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  1003
   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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  1004
   o:asset 
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  1005
      &lt;assetContainer/a1&gt;,
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parents: 86
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  1006
      &lt;assetContainer/a2&gt;;
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parents: 86
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  1007
   o:liability 
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parents: 86
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  1008
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l1&gt;,
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parents: 86
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  1009
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l2&gt;,
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parents: 86
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  1010
      &lt;liabilityContainer/l3&gt;.
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parents: 86
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  1011
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  1012
&lt;assetContainer/&gt;
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parents: 86
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  1013
   a ldp:Container;
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  1014
   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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  1015
   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;&gt;;
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  1016
   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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  1017
   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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  1018
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  1019
&lt;liabilityContainer/&gt;
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parents: 86
diff changeset
  1020
   a ldp:Container;
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  1021
   dcterms:title "The liabilities of JohnZSmith";
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  1022
   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;&gt;;
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  1023
   ldp:membershipPredicate o:liability;
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  1024
   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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  1025
</pre>
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  1026
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  1027
	<p>The essential structure of the container is
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  1028
	the same, but in this example, the membership subject is not the
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sspeiche
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diff changeset
  1029
	container itself – it is a separate net worth resource. The
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
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  1030
	membership predicates are <code>o:asset</code> and <code>o:liability</code> – predicates
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parents: 86
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  1031
	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
  1032
	asset and add it to the list of	members by adding a new membership triple
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  1033
	to the container. You might wonder why
671fe85a872b Inserted examples 2&3, a more complete NetWorth resource
sspeiche
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diff changeset
  1034
	<code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code> isn't made a container itself and POST
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  1035
	the new asset directly there. That would be a fine design if <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code>
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  1036
	had only assets, but if it has separate predicates for assets and liabilities,
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sspeiche
parents: 86
diff changeset
  1037
	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
  1038
	should add a membership triple. Having separate <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/</code> 
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sspeiche
parents: 86
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  1039
	and <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilityContainer/</code> container
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sspeiche
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diff changeset
  1040
	resources allows both assets and liabilities to be created.
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  1041
	</p>
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  1042
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  1043
<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-subj"># The following is the representation of
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  1044
#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/
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diff changeset
  1045
@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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parents:
diff changeset
  1046
@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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parents:
diff changeset
  1047
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diff changeset
  1048
&lt;&gt;
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diff changeset
  1049
   a ldp:Container;
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  1050
   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;;
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  1051
   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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  1052
   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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diff changeset
  1053
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parents:
diff changeset
  1054
&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;
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  1055
   a o:NetWorth;
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diff changeset
  1056
   o:asset &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.</pre>
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diff changeset
  1057
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parents:
diff changeset
  1058
	<p>In this example, clients cannot simply guess
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diff changeset
  1059
			which resource is the membership subject and which predicate is the
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parents:
diff changeset
  1060
			membership predicate, so the example includes this information in
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parents:
diff changeset
  1061
			triples whose subject is the LDPC resource itself.
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parents:
diff changeset
  1062
	</p>
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  1063
	
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  1064
	<div id="ldpc-member_data" class="rule informative">5.1.1 Container Member Information</div>
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  1065
	<p>In many – perhaps most – applications
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  1066
		involving containers, it is desirable for the client to be able to
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  1067
		get information about each container member without having to do a
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diff changeset
  1068
		GET on each one. LDPC allows servers to include this information
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parents:
diff changeset
  1069
		directly in the representation of the container. The server decides
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parents:
diff changeset
  1070
		the amount of data about each member that is provided. Some common
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diff changeset
  1071
		strategies include providing a fixed number of standard properties,
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  1072
		or providing the entire RDF representation of each member resource,
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parents:
diff changeset
  1073
		or providing nothing. The server application domain and its use-cases
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parents:
diff changeset
  1074
		will determine how much information is required.</p>
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parents:
diff changeset
  1075
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parents:
diff changeset
  1076
	<p>Continuing on from the net worth
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parents:
diff changeset
  1077
		example, there will be additional triples for the member resources
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parents:
diff changeset
  1078
		(assets) in the representation:</p>
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parents:
diff changeset
  1079
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parents:
diff changeset
  1080
<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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  1081
#	 http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/
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diff changeset
  1082
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1083
@prefix ldp:      &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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diff changeset
  1084
@prefix o:       &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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  1085
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diff changeset
  1086
&lt;&gt;
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diff changeset
  1087
   a ldp:Container;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1088
   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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  1089
   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;;
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  1090
   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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  1091
   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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parents:
diff changeset
  1092
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parents:
diff changeset
  1093
&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;
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  1094
   a o:NetWorth;
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diff changeset
  1095
   o:asset &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a3&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.
12
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parents:
diff changeset
  1096
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diff changeset
  1097
&lt;a1&gt;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1098
   a o:Stock;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1099
   o:value 10000.
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  1100
&lt;a2&gt;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1101
   a o:Bond;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1102
   o:value 20000.
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  1103
&lt;a3&gt;
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diff changeset
  1104
   a o:RealEstateHolding;
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parents:
diff changeset
  1105
   o:value 300000.</pre>
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  1106
	<p>In a similar manner, when the representation for the resource of asset <var>.../&lt;a1&gt;</var> is returned a 
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  1107
	server may include the membership triple of the form <var>(.../nw1, o:asset, .../a1).</var></p>
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  1108
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  1109
	<div id="ldpc-get_non-member_props" class="rule">5.1.2 Retrieving Only Non-member Properties
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parents:
diff changeset
  1110
	</div>
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parents:
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  1111
	<p>The representation of a container
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parents:
diff changeset
  1112
		that has many members will be large. There are several important
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parents:
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  1113
		cases where clients need to access only the non-member properties of
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parents:
diff changeset
  1114
		the container. Since retrieving the whole container representation to
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parents:
diff changeset
  1115
		get this information may be onerous for clients and cause unnecessary
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parents:
diff changeset
  1116
		overhead on servers, it is desired to define a way to retrieve only
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parents:
diff changeset
  1117
		the non-member property values. Defining for each LDPC a corresponding
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  1118
		resource, called the “<a>non-member resource</a>”, whose state is a subset
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parents:
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  1119
		of the state of the container, does this.</p>
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parents:
diff changeset
  1120
	<p>The example listed here only show
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parents:
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  1121
		a simple case where only a few simple non-member properties are
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  1122
		retrieved. In real world situations more complex cases are likely, such as those that add other predicates to
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parents:
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  1123
		containers, for example providing validation information and
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  1124
		associating SPARQL endpoints. [[SPARQL-QUERY]]</p>
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  1125
	<p>
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parents:
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  1126
		Here is an example requesting the non-member properties of a
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parents: 116
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  1127
		container identified by the URL <code>http://example.org/container1/</code>.
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  1128
		In this case, the non-member resource is identified by the URL 
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  1129
		<code>http://example.org/container1?non-member-properties</code>:
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  1130
	</p>
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parents:
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  1131
<p>Request:</p>
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parents:
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  1132
<pre class="example">GET /container1?non-member-properties HTTP/1.1
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parents:
diff changeset
  1133
Host: example.org
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parents:
diff changeset
  1134
Accept: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
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parents:
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  1135
</pre>
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  1136
<p>Response:</p>
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parents:
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  1137
<pre class="example">HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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  1138
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@prefix rdfs: &lt;http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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&lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;
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   a ldp:Container;
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   dcterms:title "A Linked Data Platform Container of Acme Resources";
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   ldp:membershipSubject http://example.org/container1/;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate rdfs:member;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject;
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   dcterms:publisher &lt;http://acme.com/&gt;.</pre>
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	<p>While the same non-member resource could be used to update the non-member properties via PUT,
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		LDP recommends using PATCH for this purpose.</p>
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	<div id="ldpc-ordering" class="rule">5.1.3 Ordering</div>
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	<p>
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		There are many cases where an ordering of the members of the
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		for server ordering of members in containers, because any client can
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		order the members in any way it chooses based on the value of any
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		available property of the members. In the example below, the value of
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		the <code>o:value</code> predicate is present for each
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		member, so the client can easily order the members according to the
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		value of that property. In this way, LDPC avoids the use of RDF
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		constructs like Seq and List for expressing order.
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	</p>
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	<p>
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		Order becomes more important for LDPC servers when containers are
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		paginated. If the server does not respect ordering when constructing
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		pages, the client would be forced to retrieve all pages before
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		sorting the members, which would defeat the purpose of pagination. 
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		In cases where ordering is important, an LDPC server exposes all the
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		members on a page with the proper sort order with relation to all 
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		members on the next and previous pages.
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		When the sort is ascending, all the members on a current page have a 
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		lower sort order than all the members on the next page. 
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		<code>ldp:containerSortCriteria</code> relation.
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		previously, with representation for ordering of the assets:</p>
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   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;
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   a o:Stock;
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		<p>
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			to order the page members in ascending order.  It is up to the domain model
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			resource’s order within a page, and up to the client receiving this 
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			representation to use that order in whatever way is appropriate, for 
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			example to sort the data prior to presentation on a user interface.
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		</p>
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</section>
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<h2 id="ldpc-general">General</h2>
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	<p>The Linked Data Platform does not define how clients
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		discover <dfn><abbr title="Linked Data Platform Containers">LDPCs</abbr></dfn>.</p>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_2_1" class="rule">5.2.1 LDPC servers MUST also be conformant LDPR servers. A Linked Data Platform
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		Container MUST also be a conformant Linked Data Platform Resource.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_2_2" class="rule">5.2.2 LDPC membership is not exclusive; this means that the same resource
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	(LDPR or not) which is identified by its canonical URI, MAY be a member of 
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	more than one LDPC.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_2_3" class="rule">5.2.3 The state of an LDPC includes information about which
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		resources are its members. In the simplest cases, the membership subject
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		will be the LDPC resource itself, but it does not have to be. The
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		membership predicate is also variable and will often be a predicate
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		from the server application vocabulary. If there is no obvious
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		predicate from the server application vocabulary to use, LDPC servers
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		SHOULD use the <code>rdfs:member</code> predicate. Member resources can be
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		any kind of resource identified by its URI, LDPR or otherwise.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_2_4" class="rule">5.2.4 An LDPC representation MUST contain exactly one triple 
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		whose subject is the LDPC URI, 
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		whose predicate is the <code>ldp:membershipSubject</code>, 
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		and whose object is the LDPC's membership subject URI.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_2_5" class="rule">5.2.5 An LDPC representation MUST contain exactly one triple 
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		whose subject is the LDPC URI, 
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		and whose predicate is either <code>ldp:membershipPredicate</code> or <code>ldp:membershipPredicateInverse</code>. 
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		The object of the triple is constrained by other sections, such as
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		<a href="#ldpc-5_2_5_1">5.2.5.1</a> or <a href="#ldpc-5_2_5_2">5.2.5.2</a>.
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  1270
	</div>
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  1271
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_5_1" class="rule">5.2.5.1 For a given triple <var>T</var> with a subject <var>C</var>
95
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  1272
	of the LDPC and predicate of 
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  1273
	<code>ldp:membershipPredicate</code>, the object MUST be the URI of the membership predicate <var>P</var> used to
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  1274
	indicate membership to the linked to LDPC, or simply: <var>T = ( C</var>, <code>ldp:membershipPredicate</code>, <var>P)</var>. 
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  1275
	For the membership predicate URI object used in the triple <var>T</var>, it would be found in a resource's
97
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  1276
	same subject <var>R</var> and same predicate <var>P</var> membership triples of the form: 
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  1277
	(<var>R</var>, <var>P</var>, <var>MR</var>), where <var>MR</var> represents URI of
98
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  1278
	a member resource.
95
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  1279
	</div>
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  1280
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_5_2" class="rule">5.2.5.2  For a given triple <var>T</var> with a subject <var>C</var>
95
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  1281
	of the LDPC and predicate of 
97
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  1282
	<code>ldp:membershipPredicateInverse</code>, the object MUST be the URI of the membership predicate <var>P</var> used to
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  1283
	indicate membership to the linked to LDPC, or simply: <var>T = ( C</var>, <code>ldp:membershipPredicateInverse</code>, <var>P)</var>. 
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  1284
	For the membership predicate URI object used in the triple <var>T</var>, it would be found in a resource's
97
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  1285
	object subject <var>R</var> and same predicate <var>P</var> membership triples of the form: 
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  1286
	(<var>MR</var>, <var>P</var>, <var>R</var>), where <var>MR</var> represents URI of
98
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  1287
	a member resource.
95
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  1288
	</div>
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  1289
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_6" class="rule">5.2.6 The representation of a LDPC MAY include an arbitrary number of
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  1290
		additional triples whose subjects are the members of the container,
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  1291
		or that are from the representations of the members (if they have RDF
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  1292
		representations). This allows a LDPC server to provide clients with
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  1293
		information about the members without the client having to do a <code>GET</code>
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  1294
		on each member individually.  See sections <a href="#ldpc-member_data">5.1.1 Container
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  1295
		Member Information</a>, <a href="#ldpr-inlining" class="sectionRef"></a>, and
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  1296
		<a href="#ldpc-inlining" class="sectionRef"></a> for additional details.
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  1297
    </div>
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  1298
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_7" class="rule">5.2.7 The representation of a LDPC MUST have <code>rdf:type</code>
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  1299
		of <code>ldp:Container</code>, but it MAY have additional
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diff changeset
  1300
		<code>rdf:type</code>s.
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  1301
	</div>
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  1302
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_8" class="rule">5.2.8 LDPC representations SHOULD NOT use RDF container types <code>rdf:Bag</code>,
33
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  1303
		<code>rdf:Seq</code> or <code>rdf:List</code>.
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  1304
	</div>
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  1305
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_9" class="rule">5.2.9 LDPC servers SHOULD NOT re-use URIs, 
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diff changeset
  1306
		regardless of the mechanism by which members are created (<code>POST</code>, <code>PUT</code>, etc.).
116
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  1307
		Certain specific cases exist where a LDPC server MAY delete a resource and then later re-use the
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diff changeset
  1308
		URI when it identifies the same resource, but only when consistent with Web architecture [[WEBARCH]].
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diff changeset
  1309
		While it is difficult to provide absolute implementation guarantees of non-reuse in all failure
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diff changeset
  1310
		scenarios, re-using URIs creates ambiguities for clients that are best avoided.
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parents: 115
diff changeset
  1311
	</div>
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diff changeset
  1312
	<div id="ldpc-5_2_10" class="rule">5.2.10 Some LDPCs have membership objects that are not directly
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diff changeset
  1313
	    URIs minted upon LDPC member creation, for example URIs with non-empty fragment identifier [[RFC3986]]. 
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  1314
	    To determine which object URI to use for the  membership triple, LDPCs MUST contain one triple whose
181
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  1315
	    subject is the LDPC URI, predicate is <code>ldp:membershipObject</code>, with an object <var>MO</var>. 
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parents: 191
diff changeset
  1316
	    Where <var>MO</var> and the HTTP URI <var>R</var> from <code>POST</code> create (as found in HTTP response <code>Location</code> header) can be 
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diff changeset
  1317
	    used to locate a triple of the form: <var>(R, MO, N)</var> and 
179
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diff changeset
  1318
	    where <var>N</var> can be used to construct the membership triple of the form: <var>(membership subject, membership predicate, N)</var>.
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diff changeset
  1319
	    When <code>ldp:membershipPredicateInverse</code> is used instead of <code>ldp:membershipPredicate</code>, the membership triple MUST be
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diff changeset
  1320
	    of the form: <var>(N, membership predicate, membership subject)</var>. To indicate that the member resource URI is the membership object
1bd6eacbb5a6 ISSUE-72 take 2 - added ldp:MemberSubject to handle default case
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diff changeset
  1321
	    (the default or typical case), the object MUST be set to predefined URI <code>ldp:MemberSubject</code> such that it forms the triple: 
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diff changeset
  1322
	    <var>(LDPC URI, <code>ldp:membershipObject</code>, <code>ldp:MemberSubject</code>)</var>.
179
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diff changeset
  1323
	</div>
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1324
	
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diff changeset
  1325
	<!-- NOTE: Saving this sample to help with future editing/understanding or possible insertion directly.
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diff changeset
  1326
	
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diff changeset
  1327
	Let's say this LDPC has a membershipSubject of </people/roger> and membershipPredicate of pets:has_pet. If I POST the following to the LDPC: 
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diff changeset
  1328
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diff changeset
  1329
	<> foaf:primaryTopic <#this> .
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diff changeset
  1330
	<#this> 
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diff changeset
  1331
	  a animal:Cat; 
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diff changeset
  1332
	  foaf:name "Zaza".
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diff changeset
  1333
	
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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diff changeset
  1334
	... a new resource is created and there is a new membership triple of 
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diff changeset
  1335
	
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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diff changeset
  1336
	</people/roger> pets:has_pet </people/roger/zaza>.
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diff changeset
  1337
	
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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diff changeset
  1338
	but the desired one is:
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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diff changeset
  1339
	
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1340
	</people/roger> pets:has_pet </people/roger/zaza#this>.
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1341
		
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1342
	To do this, you'd have to use ldp:membershipObject such as:
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diff changeset
  1343
	
9d563e756b28 ISSUE-72 adding 5.2.10 for ldp:membershipObject
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1344
	pets:has_pet 
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1345
	   a ldp:Container;
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diff changeset
  1346
	   ldp:membershipPredicate pets:has_pet;
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diff changeset
  1347
	   ldp:membershipSubject </people/roger>;
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parents: 176
diff changeset
  1348
	   ldp:membershipObject foaf:primaryTopic .
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diff changeset
  1349
	 -->
176
60b0a09af2c4 Just a sample for respec bug, will remove
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diff changeset
  1350
	
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diff changeset
  1351
</section>
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1352
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1353
<section>	
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1354
<h2 id="ldpc-HTTP_GET">HTTP GET</h2>
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parents: 116
diff changeset
  1355
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parents:
diff changeset
  1356
	<div id="ldpc-5_3_1" class="rule">5.3.1 The representation of a LDPC MUST contain a set of triples with a
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1357
		consistent subject and predicate whose objects indicate members of
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
sspeiche
parents:
diff changeset
  1358
		the container. The subject of the triples MAY be the container itself
33
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parents: 21
diff changeset
  1359
		or MAY be another resource (as in the <a href="#ldpc-ex-membership-subj">example</a>).  See also
12
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1360
		<a href="#ldpc-5_2_3">5.2.3</a>.
a3be44430b37 ISSUE-8 rename from LDBP to LDP and add remainder of open issues
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parents:
diff changeset
  1361
	</div>
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parents: 189
diff changeset
  1362
	<div id="ldpc-5_3_2" class="rule">5.3.2 LDPC servers MAY represent the members of a paged LDPC in a sequential
126
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John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1363
		order.  If the server does so, it MUST be specify the order using a triple 
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John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1364
		whose subject is the page URI, 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1365
		whose predicate is <code>ldp:containerSortCriteria</code>, 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1366
		and whose object is a <code>rdf:List</code> of
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1367
		<code>ldp:containerSortCriterion</code> resources.  
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parents: 191
diff changeset
  1368
		The resulting order MUST be as defined by SPARQL <code>SELECT</code>’s <code>ORDER BY</code> clause 
126
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John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1369
		[[!SPARQL-QUERY]].
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1370
		Sorting criteria MUST be the same for all pages of a representation; if
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1371
		the criteria were allowed to vary, the ordering among members of a container
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1372
		across pages would be undefined. 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1373
		The first list entry provides the primary
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1374
		sorting criterion, any second entry provides a secondary criterion used to order members considered
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1375
		equal according to the primary criterion, and so on.
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
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parents: 125
diff changeset
  1376
		See section <a href="#ldpc-ordering">5.1.4 Ordering</a> for
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1377
		an example.
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1378
	</div>
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parents: 189
diff changeset
  1379
	<div id="ldpc-5_3_3" class="rule">5.3.3 LDPC page representations 
126
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John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1380
		ordered using <code>ldp:containerSortCriteria</code> MUST contain, 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1381
		in every <code>ldp:containerSortCriterion</code> list entry, 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1382
		a triple
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1383
		whose subject is the sort criterion identifier, 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1384
		whose predicate is <code>ldp:containerSortPredicate</code> 
e4ae46fd5294 Issue-14 Resolution: ascending or descending sort, with optional collations
John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1385
		and whose object is 
129
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diff changeset
  1386
		the predicate whose value is used to order members between pages (the <dfn>page-ordering values</dfn>).
126
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parents: 125
diff changeset
  1387
		The only predicate data types whose behavior LDP constrains are those defined
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diff changeset
  1388
		by SPARQL <code>SELECT</code>’s <code>ORDER BY</code> clause [[!SPARQL-QUERY]].  Other data types
126
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John Arwe
parents: 125
diff changeset
  1389
		can be used, but LDP
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John Arwe
parents: 125
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  1390
		assigns no meaning to them and interoperability will be limited.
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  1391
	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_3_4" class="rule">5.3.4 LDPC page representations 
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  1393
		ordered using <code>ldp:containerSortCriteria</code> MUST contain, 
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  1394
		in every <code>ldp:containerSortCriterion</code> list entry, 
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  1395
		a triple
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  1396
		whose subject is the sort criterion identifier, 
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  1397
		whose predicate is <code>ldp:containerSortOrder</code> 
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  1398
		and whose object describes the order used.  LDP defines two values,
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  1399
		<code>ldp:Ascending</code> and <code>ldp:Descending</code>, for use
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  1400
		as the object of this triple.  Other values can be used, but LDP
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  1401
		assigns no meaning to them and interoperability will be limited.
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  1402
	</div>
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	<div id="ldpc-5_3_5" class="rule">5.3.5 LDPC page representations 
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  1404
		ordered using <code>ldp:containerSortCriteria</code> MAY contain, 
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  1405
		in any <code>ldp:containerSortCriterion</code> list entry,
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  1406
		a triple
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  1407
		whose subject is the sort criterion identifier, 
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  1408
		whose predicate is <code>ldp:containerSortCollation</code> 
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  1409
		and whose object identifies the collation used.  LDP defines no values for use
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  1410
		as the object of this triple.  While it is better for interoperability to use
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  1411
		open standardized values, any value can be used.
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  1412
		When the <code>ldp:containerSortCollation</code> triple is absent and the 
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		<a title="page-ordering values">page-ordering values</a> are strings or simple literals [[!SPARQL-QUERY]], the
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  1414
		resulting order is as defined by SPARQL SELECT’s ORDER BY clause 
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