ReadWrite Protocols

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HTTP Extensions for Distributed Authoring

Provides operations for:

  • Properties: The ability to create, remove, and query information about Web pages, such as their authors, creation dates, etc. Also, the ability to link pages of any media type to related pages.
  • Collections: The ability to create sets of documents and to retrieve a hierarchical membership listing (like a directory listing in a file system).
  • Locking: The ability to keep more than one person from working on a document at the same time. This prevents the "lost update problem," in which modifications are lost as first one author then another writes changes without merging the other author's changes.
  • Namespace Operations: The ability to instruct the server to copy and move Web resources.

SPARQL 1.1 Update

Graph Store Protocol

Graph Store Protocol describes the use of HTTP operations for the purpose of managing a collection of RDF graphs. This interface is an alternative to the SPARQL 1.1 Update protocol.

XMLHttpRequest (XHR)

Used by Ajax

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Web Sockets

WebSocket is a technology providing for bi-directional, full-duplex communications channels, over a single Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) socket. Associated with HTML5, may be seen as a replacement for XHR.

Atom Publishing Protocol

XML format over RESTful HTTP


Primarily used to bridge browsers and XMPP (Jabber)


  • SOAP - on Wikipedia

Atomic Data

Linked Data Platform

Linked Data Platform (LDP) defines a set of rules for HTTP operations on web resources, some based on RDF, to provide an architecture for read-write Linked Data on the web


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