[foaf-protocols] 2010-07-17 - WebID spec update
kidehen at openlinksw.com
Sun Jul 18 20:21:15 CEST 2010
Henry Story wrote:
> On 18 Jul 2010, at 18:32, Bruno Harbulot wrote:
>> Hi Manu,
>> On 18/07/2010 15:48, Manu Sporny wrote:
>>> Rejections include:
>>> * Changing all mentions of URL to URI in the document - we want to be
>>> very specific about what we do and don't allow. I don't think we
>>> allow URNs everywhere, so this change was rejected.
>> I think we've always been talking of a WebID as a URI, not necessarily a
>> URL. For the dereferencing method, it has to be dereferenceable indeed,
>> but that's still a URI, isn't it?
> Difficult one. Not sure a #url is a URI or a URL when used on the semweb.
> But I do agree that it may be better to formulate this in terms of URLs.
So we state: A WebID is a URL used as a Name Reference for identifying
Things. Basically emphasize that it isn't being used in the conventional
Data Access oriented role re. Address Reference .
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