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ACL file (Access Control List)

Defines the properties associated with the level of access of a user. Comprised of classes (e.g., “Agent” this allows anyone and anything to access”)

File(s)

A piece of data (of some type), that is stored on a Pod server. This file has a url endpoint.

Graph Database

The data storage model used by the semantic web. An RDF graph can be visualized as a node and directed-arc diagram, in which each triple is represented as a node-arc-node link. RDF graphs are set(s) of “subject - predicate - object” triples that are used to express descriptions of resources. The Turtle language is used to express these triples.

Homepage

A Solid users' exposed, customizable, profile

Node

May refer to two things: aka Node.js, a JavaScript runtime for things not running in a browser, typically running the server. Or A RDF node, i.e. one thing or string in an RDF graph.

Object

Target of the link

OWL (Web Ontology Language)

A Semantic Web language that builds on RDF

Pod (Personal Online Datastore)

A secure repository containing the user’s data. Users control application access to their Pod(s).

Pod Manager

An application that provides a UI and UX that allows the user to manage their Things, Files, People, and Applications. This management includes permissioning.

Predicate

The link type

PublicKey WebID

A URI that refers to a person that uniquely identifies a user to their public key

RDF (Resource Description Framework)

A generic graph-based data model with which to structure and link data on the web. The data model describes Things, including their relationships with other Things. RDF can be written in a number of ways (AKA serialisations), an example of which is Turtle. https://www.w3.org/standards/techs/rdf#w3c_all https://www.w3.org/TR/rdf11-concepts/

RDFS (RDF Schema)

An extension of the basic RDF data modelling vocabulary

Semantic Web

W3C’s vision of a web of linked data. “Semantic web technologies enable people to create data stores on the Web, build vocabularies, and write rules for handling data.”

SPARQL

The a query language for RDF

Subject

Source of the link

Thing(s)

A piece of data, file, or collection of files that can be manipulated, shared, linked to additional things and data, or people via codified known ontologies.

Turtle (Terse RDF Triple Language)

A structural syntax for RDF. “Turtle allows RDF graph to be completely written in a compact and natural text form, with abbreviations for common usage patterns and datatypes.” Provides compatibility with the triple pattern syntax of the SPARQL. All Turtle files have the extension “.ttl”.

WebAccessControl

A decentralized system for allowing different users and groups of users, forms of access to resources. Users are identified by WebID and groups of users are identified by HTTP URIs.

WebID

A unique way to identify an entity such as an individual, company, organisation, or institutions. The WebID allows for an entity to be references using a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) when their profile is hosted on a different web server than their own.

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