[foaf-protocols] Lots of confusions ...
kidehen at openlinksw.com
Tue May 18 18:26:33 CEST 2010
Story Henry wrote:
> On 18 May 2010, at 15:29, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>> You don't know what's happening here, do you Mr Jones.
>>> There are a few bugs on the foaf.me mailing list.
>> Apologies for this. There was an attempt made to refactor the library, but
>> it seems some bugs were introduced, that have not yet been patched. I didnt
>> actually program this piece, but will attempt to work out what's going
>> wrong, or see if I can roll back to the previous version of the library,
>> which was definitely stable.
> This could be related to the bug I found last year that allowed one with
> Tabulator to edit other people's foaf graphs.
How can you edit someone else's FOAF graphs if FOAF+SSL based ACLs are
> I think it is very important to very clearly separate assertions into graphs, and be very clear about who owns them. A weakness in the security here, can lead to mergings of different people's statements, which would lead to the results shown.
I have always held the opinion that a Data Space owner should be able to
offer CRUD rights to agents via the WebIDs. What I am hearing in this
thread is a little confusing.
> This is also a reason why I think to start one should avoid SPARQL Updates, and use much simpler tools. Form based entries are much better understood, and less likely to go wrong too.
How on earth can you SPARUL against a Data Space to which you don't have
Create, Update, Delete privileges?
Is this happening?
> The jump into the semantic web should be taken carefully, small steps at a time.
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