The W3C Linked Data Platform (LDP) specification describes a set of best practices and simple approach for a read-write Linked Data architecture, based on HTTP access to web resources that describe their state using the RDF data model. Fedora 4 implements the LDP specification for create, read, update and delete (CRUD) operations, allowing HTTP, REST, and linked data clients to make requests to Fedora 4.

The LDP Working Group has published several documents of interest:

LDP Support

The following is a list of the salient ways Fedora 4 supports LDP:

The main LDP-related implementation resides in the fcrepo-kernel and fcrepo-kernel-impl modules. Transforms are provided by the Apache Marmotta LDPath library.