[foaf-protocols] Debugging results

Reto Bachmann-Gmür me at farewellutopia.com
Mon Aug 2 00:24:14 CEST 2010

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Nathan <nathan at webr3.org> wrote:
> Henry Story wrote:
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
>> On 1 Aug 2010, at 23:50, Reto Bachmann-Gmür wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 11:45 PM, Henry Story <henry.story at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On 1 Aug 2010, at 23:42, Reto Bachmann-Gmür wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 11:32 PM, Henry Story <henry.story at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> https://farewellutopia.com/user/me/profile#me
>>>>>>> returns: doesn't return any RDF, rather it returns standard XHTML -
>>>>>>> accept sent is: application/rdf+xml, text/rdf+n3,
>>>>>>> application/rdf+turtle, application/x-turtle, application/turtle,
>>>>>>> application/xml, */*
>>>>>>> note: can you check it out reto, if you're not already aware
>>>>>> yes there does not seem to be any rdfa in there
>>>>>> $ rapper -i rdfa  https://farewellutopia.com/user/me/profile  -o
>>>>>> turtle
>>>>>> returns an empty doc
>>>>> which should be ok as long as content-negotiation works correctly
>>>>> (which i'm fixing now, currently it chooses of the most concrete
>>>>> acceptetd types with the highest q-value the one who comes first
>>>>> alphabetically, in this case application/turtle but as this isn't
>>>>> supported it falls back to xhtml).
>>>> Well I checked the html, and I don't think it contains rdfa either.
>>> no the html doesn't contain rdfa, but rdf/xml, turtle, rdf/json and
>>> -n-triples representations are available.
>> that's an intersting case. It suggests a few questions:
>> Should the html at least contain a link to the rdf/xml in that case? Which
>> could then be followed?
> can't see any reason why 'should' - that would presume that machines can
> read + understand HTML and get the link then follow it - certainly in this
> case there would be exactly zero benefit. Better to just conneg through to
> the alternative formats if they are available.
>> Should every representation for a WebID be semanticizable? (Does not quite
>> seem like it should, and in any case they can't all be known)
> yes, if it isn't then it's not a webid, id's just a URI, or worse, an URL -
> debatable?
no, there's no reason to forbid people from providing other
representation for their personal profile document as long as at least
one representation of the resource should be be triples or


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