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   - Once companion documents have URLs, link to them.  Search on "companion".
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   - In #ldpr-HTTP_POST, move "Clients can create LDPRs via" content into an intro/overview section and add PATCH.
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   - Once the membership* names stabilize, take a pass through for "membership consistent value", membership-constant-URI
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     and see if there is a friendlier way to phrase it.
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   - Paging intro: add 3rd example showing header linkage amongst pages and (HEAD on) the base resource.
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     Maybe also insert HEAD on base as new first example instead of relying on text alone.
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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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    - http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ldp/2013Aug/0002.html
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      #1 Should update example in 5.1.3 to be more clear on what the request vs base URI is.  Also example is missing ldp:nextPage.
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<html>
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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:  "",
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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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			localBiblio:  {
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				"HTTPBIS-SEMANTICS": {
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					title:    "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics/"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"R. Fielding"
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					,   "J. Reschke"
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				,   status:   "In Last Call"
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				,   publisher:  "IETF"
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				},
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				"RFC2817": {
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					title:    "Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2817"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"R. Khare"
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					,   "S. Lawrence"
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					]
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				,   status:   "Proposed Standard"
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				,   publisher:  "IETF"
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				"RFC5005": {
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					title:    "Feed Paging and Archiving"
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				,   href:     "http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5005"
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				,   authors:  [
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						"M. Nottingham"
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				,   status:   "Proposed Standard"
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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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data model.
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<h1>Introduction</h1>
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	<p>This specification describes the use
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	of HTTP for accessing, updating, creating and deleting resources from
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	servers that expose their resources as Linked Data.  It provides clarifications
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	and extensions of the rules of Linked Data [[LINKED-DATA]]:</p>
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		<li>Use URIs as names for things</li>
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		<li>Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names</li>
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		<li>When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards
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			(RDF*, <abbr title="SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language">SPARQL</abbr>)
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		<li>Include links to other URIs, so that they can discover more things</li>
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	</ol>
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	<p>This specification discusses standard HTTP and RDF techniques that you 
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	should use when constructing clients and servers that 
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	create, read, and write <a title="Linked Data Platform Resource">Linked Data Platform Resources</a>.
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	A companion document discusses best practices that you 
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	should use, and anti-patterns you should avoid, when constructing these clients and servers.
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	</p> 
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	<p>This specification provides a widely re-usable pattern to deal with large resources.  
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	Depending on the server’s capabilities, a GET request on a <a title="Paged resource">resource</a> can
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	return a <a title="Single-page resource">subset of the resource (one page)</a>, that provides access to subsequent pages 
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	(see <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a>). </p>
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	<p>This specification defines a special type of <a>Linked Data Platform Resource</a>: a 
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	<a title="Linked Data Platform Container">Container</a>.  Containers are very useful 
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	in building application models involving collections of resources, often homogeneous ones. 
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	For example, universities offer a collection of classes 
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	and have a collection of faculty members, each faculty member teaches a collection of courses, and so on. 
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	This specification discusses how to work with containers.  Resources can be added to containers  
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	using standard HTTP operations like 
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	POST (see <a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>).</p>
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	<p>The intention of this specification is to enable additional rules and layered groupings of rules as 
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	additional specifications.  The scope is intentionally narrow to provide a set of key rules for 
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	reading and writing Linked Data that most, if not all, other specifications will depend upon and 
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	implementations will support.</p>
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<h1>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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	<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 Container</dfn> (<abbr title="Linked Data Platform Container">LDPC</abbr>)</dt>
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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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		[[HTTP11]]. </p></dd>
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	<dd>A set of triples in an LDPC's state that lists its members.
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		A container's membership triples all have one of the following patterns:
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		The difference between the two is simply which position member-URI occupies, which is usually
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		driven by the choice of <var>membership-predicate</var>.  Most predicates have a natural forward direction
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		inherent in their name, and existing vocabularies contain useful examples that read naturally in
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		each direction.  <code>rdfs:member</code> and <code>dcterms:isPartOf</code> are representative examples.
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		Each container exposes properties that allow clients to determine which pattern it
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		creation process.</p>
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	<dd>A resource associated with a LDPC by a server for the purpose of enabling clients to
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	retrieve a subset of the LDPC's state, namely the subset that omits the LDPC's membership triples.
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	In other words, the union of the non-member resource's state and the LDPC's membership triples
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	<dd>A resource whose representation may be too large to fit in a single HTTP response, for which an
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	their representations.  See <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a> for additional details.  For readers
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	familiar with paged feeds [[!RFC5005]], a paged resource is similar to a logical feed.
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	although there is no known advantage in doing so.
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	of another resource <var>P</var>.  <var>P</var> is called the paged resource.
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	familiar with paged feeds [[!RFC5005]], a single-page resource is similar to a feed document and the same
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	Note: the choice of terms was designed to help authors and readers clearly differentiate between
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	of a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a> <var>P</var>.  Syntactically, a
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	header [[!RFC5988]] where <var>i=2...n</var>.
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	of a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a> <var>P</var>.  Syntactically, a
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	header [[!RFC5988]].
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<p>LDP uses the term <b><dfn>informative</dfn></b> as a synonym for non-normative.</p>
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<p>The status of the sections of Linked Data Platform 1.0 (this document) is as follows:</p>
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  <li>1. Introduction: <b>informative</b></li>
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  <li>4. Linked Data Platform Resources: <b>normative</b></li>
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  <li>5. Linked Data Platform Containers: <b>normative</b></li>
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  <li>A. Acknowledgements: <b>informative</b></li> 
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requests and processes HTTP responses that conform to the rules defined in <a href="#ldpr" class="sectionRef"></a>
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  for basic LDP servers, as shown below.  Its content model is generally open and the server typically stores triples on behalf of clients
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  for advanced LDP servers, as shown below.  Its content model can be open or closed, and the server may impose non-trivial
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<h5>Example conformance rules</h5>
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<p>Trying out different ways of covering each class while minimizing text duplication here.  Final format TBD.</p>
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<h1>Linked Data Platform Resources</h1>
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<h2>Informative</h2>
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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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		that conform to the simple patterns and conventions in this section.
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		HTTP requests to access, modify, create or delete LDPRs are accepted
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		and processed by <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>. Most LDPRs are domain-specific resources
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		that contain data for an entity in some domain, which could be
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		commercial, governmental, scientific, religious, or other.</p>
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	<p>Some of the rules defined in this document provide
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		clarification and refinement of the base Linked Data rules [[LINKED-DATA]];
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		others address additional needs.</p>
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	<p>The rules for Linked Data Platform Resources address basic
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		questions such as:</p>
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	<ul>
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		<li>What resource representations should be used?</li>
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		<li>How is optimistic collision detection handled for updates?</li>
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		<li>What should client expectations be for changes to linked-to resources,
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				such as type changes?</li>
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		<li>What can servers do to ease the burden of constraints for resource
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				creation?</li>
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		<li>How	do I GET the entries of a large resources broken up into pages?</li>
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	</ul>
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	<p>Additional informative guidance is available on the <a
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			href="http://www.w3.org/2012/ldp/wiki/Deployment_Guide"
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			class="external "
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			title="Deployment Guide"
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			rel="nofollow">working group's wiki</a> that addresses deployment
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		questions such as:</p>
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	<ul>
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		<li>What literal value types should be used?</li>
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		<li>Are there some typical vocabularies that should be reused?</li>
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	</ul>
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	<p>The following sections define the conformance rules for LDP servers when serving LDPRs.
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		This document also explains <a href="#ldpr-Paging">how to paginate an LDPR's representation</a> if it gets too big.
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		Companion documents describe additional guidelines for use when interacting with LDPRs. 
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	</p>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-general">
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<h2>General</h2>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_1" class="rule">4.2.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST at least be HTTP/1.1 conformant servers [[!HTTP11]].</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_2" class="rule">4.2.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST provide an RDF representation for LDPRs. 
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	The HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> of the LDPR is typically the subject of most triples in the response.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_3" class="rule">4.2.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY host a mixture of LDPRs and non-LDPRs. For example, it
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		is common for <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to need to host binary or text resources
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		that do not have useful RDF representations.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_4" class="rule">4.2.4 LDPRs SHOULD reuse existing vocabularies instead of creating
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		their own duplicate vocabulary terms.  In addition to this general rule, some specific cases are
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		covered by other conformance rules.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_4_1" class="rule">4.2.4.1 LDPR predicates SHOULD use standard vocabularies such as Dublin Core
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		[[!DC-TERMS]], RDF [[!RDF-CONCEPTS]] and RDF Schema [[!RDF-SCHEMA]], whenever
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		possible.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_5" class="rule">4.2.5 LDPR representations SHOULD have at least one <code>rdf:type</code>
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		set explicitly.  This makes the representations much more useful to
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		client applications that don’t support inferencing.
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	</div>
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	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_6" class="rule">4.2.6 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY support standard representations beyond those
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		necessary to conform to this specification. These
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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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	</div>		
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	-->
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	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_7" class="rule">4.2.7 LDPRs MAY be created, updated and deleted using methods not defined in
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		this document, for example through application-specific means, SPARQL
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		UPDATE, etc. [[!SPARQL-UPDATE]], as long as those methods do not conflict with this specification's 
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		normative requirements.
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	</div>
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	-->
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_8" class="rule">4.2.8 <a title="LDP server">LDP server</a> responses MUST use entity tags (either weak or strong 
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ones) as response <code>ETag</code> header values.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_9" class="rule">4.2.9 LDPR
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		servers SHOULD enable simple creation and modification of LDPRs.
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		It is
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		common for <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to put restrictions on representations – for
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		example, the range of <code>rdf:type</code> predicates, datatypes of
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		the objects of predicates, and the number of occurrences of predicates in an LDPR, but
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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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		that can modify resources. For some server applications, excessive
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		constraints on modification of resources may be required.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_10" class="rule">4.2.10 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
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		MUST advertise their LDP support by exposing a HTTP <code>Link</code> header
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		with a target URI of <code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp/Resource</code>, and
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		a link relation type of <code>type</code> (that is, <code>rel='type'</code>)
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		in all responses to requests made 
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		to the resource's HTTP <code>Request-URI</code>. This is notionally equivalent to the
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		presence of a <var>(subject-URI, <code>rdf:type</code>, <code>ldp:Resource</code>)</var> triple in the resource.
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		The HTTP <code>Link</code> header is the method by which servers assert their support for the LDP specification in a way
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		that clients can inspect dynamically at run-time.  Conservative clients should note that 
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		<a href="#ldpr-4_2_3">a server can host a mixture of LDPRs and other resources</a>, and therefore there is no implication
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		that LDP support advertised on one HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> means that other 
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		resources on the same server are also LDPRs.  Each HTTP <code>Request-URI</code> needs to be 
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		individually inspected by a conservative client, in the absence of outside information.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_11" class="rule">4.2.11 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a>
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		MUST NOT require LDP clients to implement inferencing in order to recognize the subset
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		of content defined by LDP.  Other specifications built on top of LDP may require clients
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		to implement inferencing [[!RDF-CONCEPTS]].  The practical implication is that all content defined by LDP
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		must be explicitly represented. 
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_12" class="rule">4.2.12 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST assign the default base-URI for [[!RFC3987]] relative-URI resolution to be the HTTP 
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		<code>Request-URI</code> when the resource already exists, and to the URI of the created resource when the request results 
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		in the creation of a new resource.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_2_13" class="rule">4.2.13 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST 
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		publish any constraints on <a title="LDP client">LDP clients’</a> ability to 
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		create or update LDPRs, by adding a Link header with <code>rel='describedby'</code> 
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		[[!POWDER-DR]] to all responses to requests which fail due to violation of 
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		those constraints.  For example, a server that refuses resource creation 
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		requests via HTTP PUT, POST, or PATCH would return this <code>Link</code> header on its 
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		4xx responses to such requests.
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		The same <code>Link</code> header MAY be provided on other responses.  LDP neither 
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		defines nor constrains the representation of the link's target resource; 
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		as stated in [[POWDER-DR]], the target might (or might not) be a POWDER 
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		document.  Natural language constraint documents are therefore permitted, 
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		although machine-readable ones facilitate better client interactions.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-page-large" class="rule">4.2.14 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD allow clients to retrieve large LDPRs in
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		pages.
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		See <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a> for additional requirements associated with <a title="Paged resource">paged resources</a>.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-split-any" class="rule">4.2.15 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY 
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		treat any resource (LDPR or not) as a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a>. 
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		See <a href="#ldpr-Paging" class="sectionRef"></a> for additional details.
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	</div>
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   646
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_GET">
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<h2>HTTP GET</h2>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_1" class="rule">4.3.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>GET</code> Method for LDPRs.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_2" class="rule">4.3.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP response headers defined in 
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		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS" class="sectionRef"></a>.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_3" class="rule">4.3.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST provide a <code>text/turtle</code>
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		representation of the requested LDPR [[!TURTLE]].
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	</div>
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   659
	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_4" class="rule">4.3.4 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY provide 
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		representations of the requested LDPR beyond those
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		necessary to conform to this specification, using standard HTTP content negotiation ([[!HTTP11]] Section 12 - Content Negotiation). 
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		If the client does not indicate a preference, <code>text/turtle</code> SHOULD be returned.
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	</div>
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	-->
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_5" class="rule">4.3.5 In the absence of special knowledge of the application or domain, 
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST assume that any LDPR can have multiple values for <code>rdf:type</code>.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_3_6" class="rule">4.3.6 In the absence of special knowledge of the application or domain, 
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		<a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> MUST assume that the <code>rdf:type</code> values
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		of a given LDPR can change over time.
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	</div>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_POST">
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<h2>HTTP POST</h2>
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	<p>This specification adds no new requirements on HTTP <code>POST</code> for LDPRs 
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		even 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.
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   680
	</p>
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	<p>Clients can create LDPRs via <code>POST</code> (<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST" class="sectionRef"></a>) or
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		<code>PUT</code> (<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_PUT" class="sectionRef"></a>) to a LDPC, see those 
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		sections for more details.  Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
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		<a href="#ldpr-4_2_13">must be advertised</a> to clients.
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	</p>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_PUT">
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<h2>HTTP PUT</h2>
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	<p>This specification imposes the following new requirements on HTTP <code>PUT</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.
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		Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
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		<a href="#ldpr-4_2_13">must be advertised</a> to clients.
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	</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_1" class="rule">4.5.1 If a HTTP <code>PUT</code> is accepted on an existing resource, 
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   698
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
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		replace the entire persistent state of the identified resource with
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		the entity representation in the body of the request. 
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		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY ignore server managed properties such as <code>dcterms:modified</code> 
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		and <code>dcterms:creator</code> if they are not under
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		client control. Any <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that wish
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		to support a more sophisticated merge of data provided by the client
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		with existing state stored on the server for a resource MUST use HTTP
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		<code>PATCH</code>, not HTTP <code>PUT</code>.
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	</div>
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   709
	<div id="ldpr-4_5_1_1" class="rule">4.5.1.1 
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		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received 
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   711
		that attempts to change triples the server does not allow clients to modify, 
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		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST 
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   713
		respond with a 4xx range status code (typically
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   714
		409 Conflict). 
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   715
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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		information about which triples could not be
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		persisted.
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		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP.
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   719
	</div>
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   720
	<blockquote>
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		Informative note: Clients might provide triples equivalent to those already in the resource's state,
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		e.g. as part of a GET/update representation/PUT sequence, and those PUT requests are intended to work as long as the 
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		server-controlled triples are identical on the GET response and the subsequent PUT request.
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	</blockquote>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_2" class="rule">4.5.2 <a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> SHOULD use the HTTP <code>If-Match</code>
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		header and HTTP <code>ETags</code> to ensure it isn’t
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		modifying a resource that has changed since the client last retrieved
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   729
		its representation. <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD require the HTTP <code>If-Match</code> header and HTTP <code>ETags</code>
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		to detect collisions. <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 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]].  <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 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 <a title="LDP client">LDP clients</a> 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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   742
	<div id="ldpr-4_5_4" class="rule">4.5.4 
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		If an otherwise valid HTTP <code>PUT</code> request is received that contains triples the server 
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		chooses not to persist, e.g. unknown content,
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		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST respond with an appropriate 4xx range status code
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		[[HTTP11]].  
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		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD provide a corresponding response body containing
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		information about which triples could not be
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		persisted.
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		The format of the 4xx response body is not constrained by LDP.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_5" class="rule">4.5.5 An <a title="LDP client">LDP client</a> 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 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY choose to allow the creation of new resources using HTTP <code>PUT</code>.
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	</div>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_5_7" class="rule">4.5.7 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD allow clients to update resources without
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		requiring detailed knowledge of server-specific constraints.  
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		This is a consequence of the requirement to <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 id="ldpr-HTTP_DELETE">
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<h2>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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	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_6_1" class="rule">4.6.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 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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	-->
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	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_6_2" class="rule">4.6.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY alter the state of other resources as a result of an
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   784
		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 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> to
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   787
		not do this – behavior is server application specific.
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	</div>
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	-->
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_HEAD">
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<h2>HTTP HEAD</h2>
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	<p>Note that certain LDP mechanisms, such as <a href="#ldpr-Paging">paging</a>, 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 sections <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_GET"></a> 
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		and <a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS"></a>.</p>
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	<div id="ldpr-4_7_1" class="rule">4.7.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>HEAD</code> method.</div>
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</section>
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<section id="ldpr-HTTP_PATCH">
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<h2>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.
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   806
		Any server-imposed constraints on LDPR creation or update  
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   807
		<a href="#ldpr-4_2_13">must be advertised</a> to clients.
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   808
	</p>	
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   809
	<!-- Action-108 removed this 2013-10-22
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_1" class="rule">4.8.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 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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	-->
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	<div id="ldpr-4_8_3" class="rule">4.8.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> SHOULD NOT allow clients to create new resources using <code>PATCH</code>.
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   816
		<a href="#ldpc-HTTP_POST"><code>POST</code> (to an LDPC)</a> and/or <a href="#ldpr-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 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support <code>PATCH</code> MUST
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   819
		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 id="ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS">
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<h2>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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   834
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	<div id="ldpr-4_9_1" class="rule">4.9.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST support the HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> method.</div>		
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	<div id="ldpr-4_9_2" class="rule">4.9.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST indicate their support for HTTP Methods by
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   837
		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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   842
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   843
<section id="ldpr-Paging">
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   844
<h2>Paging</h2>
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<section class="informative" id="ldpr-PagingIntro">
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<h3>Introduction</h3>
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   848
	<p>It sometimes happens that a
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   849
		resource is too large to reasonably transmit its representation in a
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   850
		single HTTP response.  
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		To address this problem, resources should support a technique called Paging.  
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		When a client retrieves such a resource, the server includes in its response
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		a link to the next part of the resource's state, at a URL of the server's choosing.
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		The triples in the representation of the each page of an LDPR
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		are typically a subset of the triples in the resource.
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	</p>
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	<p><a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> may respond to requests for a
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		resource by returning the first page of the resource
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		with a <code>Link &lt;next-page-URL&gt;;type='next'</code> header containing the URL for the next page.
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		Clients inspect each response to see if additional pages
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		are available.  Note that paging is lossy, as described in [[RFC5005]], and so (as stated there)
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		clients should not make any assumptions about a set of pages being a complete or 
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		coherent snapshot of a resource's state.</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, identified by the URI <code>http://example.org/customer-relations</code>,
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		we’ll split the response across two pages.  
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		The client 
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		retrieves the first page of <code>http://example.org/customer-relations</code>, and
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		the server responds with the following representation:
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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
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#    Requests on the ?firstPage URI will result in responses that include the following HTTP header
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#       Link: &lt;http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2&gt;; rel='next'
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#    This Link header is how clients discover the URI of the next page in sequence,
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#    and that the resource supports paging.
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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;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#JoanRSmith&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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   902
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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. The next page link's target URI 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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   912
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   913
<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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#  http://example.org/customer-relations?p=2
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#
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#  There is no "next" Link in the server's response, so this is the final page.
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   917
#
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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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   923
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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;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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   931
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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, the server omits the <code>Link rel='next'</code> 
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		header in its response.
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	</p>
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	<p>
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		As mentioned above, retrieving all the pages offered by a server gives no guarantee to a client
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		that it knows the entire state of the server.  For example, after the server constructs the
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		the first page representation, another
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		actor could delete <code>client#BettyASmith</code> from the server.  
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	</p>
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   947
</section>
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<section id="ldpr-PagingGET">
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<h3>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>, 
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		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support paging must 
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		also follow the requirements in this section for all <a title="Paged resource">paged resources</a>
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		and their associated <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resources</a>.
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	</p>
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   956
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-first-reqd-onbase" class="rule">4.10.2.1 removed
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	</div>
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	<!-- Removed - action-113
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	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-first-reqd-onbase" class="rule">4.10.2.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY
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		provide an HTTP <code>Link</code>
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		header whose target URI is the <em>first</em> <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a>, and whose link relation type is <code>first</code> [[!RFC5988]]
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		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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		This is the mechanism by which clients can discover the URL of the first page.  
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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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		If no such <code>Link</code> header is present, 
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		then clients have no LDP-defined way to discover that the resource supports paging or the
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		URI of the first page.
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   971
	</div>
412
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   972
	-->
395
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   973
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-first-allowed-onpages" class="rule">4.10.2.1.1 
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   974
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY provide 
412
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   975
		a <a>first page link</a> when responding to 
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   976
		requests with any <a>single-page resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
227
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   977
	</div>
412
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   978
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-last-allowed-onbase" class="rule">4.10.2.1.2 removed
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   979
	</div>
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   980
	<!-- Removed - action-113
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   981
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-last-allowed-onbase" class="rule">4.10.2.1.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY
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   982
		provide an HTTP <code>Link</code>
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   983
		header whose target URI is the final <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a>, 
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   984
		and whose link relation type is <code>last</code> [[!RFC5988]]
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   985
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code> and/or
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   986
		requests with a <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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   987
		This is the mechanism by which clients can discover the URL of the final page without 
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   988
		following a potentially long sequence of next links.  
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   989
		If no such <code>Link</code> header is present, 
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   990
		then clients can only find the final page using LDP-defined means 
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   991
		by following the <code>next</code> links to the end.
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   992
	</div>
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   993
	-->
395
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   994
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-last-allowed-onpages" class="rule">4.10.2.1.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY
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   995
		provide a <a>last page link</a>
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   996
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with any <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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   997
	</div>
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   998
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-next-reqd" class="rule">4.10.2.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
412
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   999
		provide a <a>next page link</a>
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  1000
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with any <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> 
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  1001
		<em>other than the final page</em>
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  1002
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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  1003
		This is the mechanism by which clients can discover the URL of the next page. 
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  1004
	</div>
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  1005
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-lastnext-prohibited" class="rule">4.10.2.2.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST NOT
412
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  1006
		provide a <a>next page link</a>
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  1007
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with the final <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> 
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  1008
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
412
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  1009
		This is the mechanism by which clients can discover the end of the page sequence
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  1010
		as currently known by the server.  The server is permitted to append pages over time,
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  1011
		so clients retrieving a final page several times can observe a "formerly last" page
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  1012
		having a <a>next page link</a> added.
395
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  1013
	</div>
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  1014
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-prev-allowed" class="rule">4.10.2.2.2 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MAY
412
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  1015
		provide a <a>previous page link</a>
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  1016
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with any page resource <em>other than the first page</em>
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  1017
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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  1018
		This is one mechanism by which clients can discover the URL of the previous page.  
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  1019
	</div>
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  1020
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-firstprev-prohibited" class="rule">4.10.2.2.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST NOT
412
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  1021
		provide a <a>previous page link</a>
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  1022
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with the <em>first</em> <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> 
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  1023
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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  1024
		This is one mechanism by which clients can discover the beginning of the page sequence.
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  1025
	</div>
412
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  1026
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-collection-reqd" class="rule">4.10.2.2.4 removed
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  1027
	</div>
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  1028
	<!-- Removed - action-113
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  1029
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-collection-reqd" class="rule">4.10.2.2.4 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
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  1030
		provide an HTTP <code>Link</code>
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  1031
		header whose target URI is the <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a>, and whose link relation type is <code>collection</code> [[!RFC5988]]
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  1032
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with any <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> 
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  1033
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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  1034
		This is the mechanism by which clients can discover the URL of the resource whose representation 
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  1035
		has been broken into pages, in cases where some other actor gives the client 
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  1036
		a <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> URL. 
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  1037
	</div>
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  1038
	-->
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  1039
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-redirect" class="rule">4.10.2.3 removed
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  1040
	</div>
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  1041
	<!-- Removed - action-113
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  1042
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-redirect" class="rule">4.10.2.3 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 
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  1043
		that initiate paging for a LDPR MUST respond 
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  1044
		by returning the first page resource using a <code>209 Related Content</code> response 
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  1045
		with an HTTP <code>Location</code> header providing the first <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> URL.
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  1046
	</div>
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  1047
	-->
395
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  1048
	<div id="ldpr-pagingGET-page-type-reqd" class="rule">4.10.2.4 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST
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  1049
		provide an HTTP <code>Link</code>
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  1050
		header whose target URI is <code>http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#Page</code>, and whose link relation type is <code>type</code> [[!RFC5988]]
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  1051
		in responses to <code>GET</code> requests with any <a title="Single-page resource">single-page resource</a> 
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  1052
		as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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  1053
		This is one mechanism by which clients know that the resource is one of a sequence of pages.  
134
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  1054
	</div>
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diff changeset
  1055
</section>
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diff changeset
  1056
333
3c2aaaea1f73 Fixed vanishing section ref problem
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diff changeset
  1057
<section id="ldpr-paging-HTTP_OPTIONS">
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diff changeset
  1058
<h3>HTTP OPTIONS</h3>
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8af0b25f2748 issue-32 MUST support OPTIONS
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diff changeset
  1059
395
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  1060
	<p>In addition to the requirements set forth in 
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  1061
		<a href="#ldpr-HTTP_OPTIONS" class="sectionRef"></a> on HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code>, 
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  1062
		<a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> that support paging must also 
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  1063
		follow the requirements in this section for all <a title="Paged resource">paged resources</a>.
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  1064
		Note that LDP only requires enough from <code>OPTIONS</code> 
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  1065
		for discovery of paging support on a resource, which is considerably
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  1066
		less than is required for HTTP <code>GET</code>.  
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  1067
		This lowers server implementation effort.
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  1068
	</p>
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diff changeset
  1069
412
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  1070
	<div id="ldpr-4_10_3_1" class="rule">4.10.3.1 removed
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  1071
	</div>
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	<!-- Removed - action-113
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	<div id="ldpr-4_10_3_1" class="rule">4.10.3.1 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> MUST indicate their support for paging by
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		providing a <a href="#ldpr-pagingGET-first-reqd-onbase">first page link</a> when responding to HTTP <code>OPTIONS</code> 
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		requests with a <a title="Paged resource">paged resource</a> as the <code>Request-URI</code>.
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	</div>
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	-->
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</section> <!-- h3 -->
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</section> <!-- h2 -->
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</section> <!-- h1 -->
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<section id="ldpc">
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<h1>Linked Data Platform Containers</h1>
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<section class="informative" id="ldpc-informative">		
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<h2>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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		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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		the <a title="Membership triples">membership triples</a> that follow a consistent pattern
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		(see the linked-to definition for the possible patterns). 
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		The membership triples of a container all
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		have the same predicate, called the membership predicate, 
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		and either the subject or the object is also a consistent value
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		– the remaining position of the membership
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		triples (the one that varies) define the members of the container. 
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		In the simplest cases, the
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		consistent value will be the LDPC resource's URI, but it does not
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		have to be. The membership predicate is also variable and will often
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		be a predicate from the server application vocabulary or the <code>rdfs:member</code> predicate.
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	</p>
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	<p>This document includes a set of guidelines for
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		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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		container with only three members and some information about the
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		container (the fact that it is a container and a brief title):</p>
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<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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#    http://example.org/container1/
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;
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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 other
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			consistent membership value is the container's
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			URI, occurring in the subject position of the triples. 
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			A POST to this container will create a new resource
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			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 consistent membership value, and/or to use
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	a predicate other than <code>rdfs:member</code> as the membership predicate. Let's
88
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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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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix 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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	for them to assist with managing these, this is done by associating containers with them as 
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  1184
	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/
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/&gt;
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@prefix ldp: &lt;http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp#&gt;.
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@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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@prefix o: &lt;http://example.org/ontology/&gt;.
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&lt;&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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   o:netWorthOf &lt;http://example.org/users/JohnZSmith&gt;;
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   o:asset 
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      &lt;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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&lt;assetContainer/&gt;
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   a ldp:Container;
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   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;&gt;;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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&lt;liabilityContainer/&gt;
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   a ldp:Container;
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   dcterms:title "The liabilities of JohnZSmith";
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   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;&gt;;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate o:liability;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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</pre>
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	<p>The essential structure of the container is
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	the same, but in this example, the consistent membership value (still in the subject position) is not the
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	container itself – it is a separate net worth resource. The
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	membership predicates are <code>o:asset</code> and <code>o:liability</code> – predicates
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	from the domain model. A POST of an asset representation to the asset container will create a new
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	asset and add it to the list of	members by adding a new membership triple
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	to the container. You might wonder why
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	<code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code> isn't made a container itself and POST
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	the new asset directly there. That would be a fine design if <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1</code>
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	had only assets, but if it has separate predicates for assets and liabilities,
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	that design will not work because it is unspecified to which predicate the POST
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	should add a membership triple. Having separate <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/</code> 
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	and <code>http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/liabilityContainer/</code> container
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	resources allows both assets and liabilities to be created.
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	</p>
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<pre class="example" id="ldpc-ex-membership-subj"># The following is the representation of
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#   http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/&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;&gt;
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   a ldp:Container;
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   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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   o:asset &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.</pre>
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	<p>In this example, clients cannot correctly guess
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			at the membership triples, so the example includes this information in
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			triples whose subject is the LDPC resource itself.
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	</p>
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	<div id="ldpc-member_data" class="rule informative">5.1.1 Container Member Information</div>
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	<p>In many – perhaps most – applications
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		involving containers, it is desirable for the client to be able to
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		get information about each container member without having to do a
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		GET on each one. LDPC allows servers to include this information
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		directly in the representation of the container. The server decides
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		the amount of data about each member that is provided. Some common
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		strategies include providing a fixed number of standard properties,
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  1266
		or providing the entire RDF representation of each member resource,
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  1267
		or providing nothing. The server application domain and its use-cases
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  1268
		will determine how much information is required.</p>
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  1269
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  1270
	<p>Continuing on from the net worth
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		example, there will be additional triples for the member resources
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  1272
		(assets) in the representation:</p>
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<pre class="example"># The following is the representation of
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  1275
#	 http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/
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<!-- @base is here only so it's easier to paste into validators for checking -->
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# @base &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1/assetContainer/&gt;
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  1278
@prefix dcterms: &lt;http://purl.org/dc/terms/&gt;.
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  1279
@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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  1282
&lt;&gt;
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  1283
   a ldp:Container;
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  1284
   dcterms:title "The assets of JohnZSmith";
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   ldp:membershipSubject &lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;;
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   ldp:membershipPredicate o:asset;
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   ldp:membershipObject ldp:MemberSubject.
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  1288
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  1289
&lt;http://example.org/netWorth/nw1&gt;
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   a o:NetWorth;
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  1291
   o:asset &lt;a1&gt;, &lt;a3&gt;, &lt;a2&gt;.
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  1292
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  1293
&lt;a1&gt;
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  1294
   a o:Stock;
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   o:value 10000 .
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  1296
&lt;a2&gt;
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   a o:Bond;
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   o:value 20000 .
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  1299
&lt;a3&gt;
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   a o:RealEstateHolding;
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   o:value 300000 .</pre>
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	<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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	server may include the membership triple of the form <var>(.../nw1, o:asset, .../a1).</var></p>
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	<div id="ldpc-get_non-member_props" class="rule">5.1.2 Retrieving Only Non-member Properties
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  1306
	</div>
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	<p>The representation of a container
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diff changeset
  1308
		that has many members will be large. There are several important
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  1309
		cases where clients need to access only the non-member properties of
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  1310
		the container. Since retrieving the whole container representation to
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  1311
		get this information may be onerous for clients and cause unnecessary
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  1312
		overhead on servers, it is desired to define a way to retrieve only
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		the non-member property values. Defining for each LDPC a corresponding
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		resource, called the “<a>non-member resource</a>”, whose state is a subset
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  1315
		of the state of the container, does this.</p>
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  1316
	<p>The example listed here only show
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  1317
		a simple case where only a few simple non-member properties are
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		retrieved. In real world situations more complex cases are likely, such as those that add other predicates to
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		containers, for example providing validation information and
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		associating SPARQL endpoints. [[SPARQL-QUERY]]</p>
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  1321
	<p>
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		Here is an example requesting the non-member properties of a
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  1323
		container identified by the URL <code>http://example.org/container1/</code>.
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		In this case, the non-member resource is identified by the URL 
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		<code>http://example.org/container1?non-member-properties</code>:
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	</p>
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<p>Request:</p>
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<pre class="example">GET /container1?non-member-properties HTTP/1.1
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Host: example.org
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Accept: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
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</pre>
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<p>Response:</p>
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<pre class="example">HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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Content-Type: text/turtle; charset=UTF-8
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ETag: "_87e52ce291112"
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Content-Length: 325
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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 &lt;http://example.org/container1/&gt;;
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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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		container is important. LDPC does not provide any particular support
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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 <a title="LDP server">LDP servers</a> 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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