Potential Action

The description of an operation that can be taken on a resource.

Request (Active Action)

An action instance with that is created by a WASA Client to be sent to a WASA API

Completed/Failed Action

A response from a WASA API.

Domain-specific pattern

An extended restriction of the vocabulary specified with a SHACL Node Shape.


A Web API that is a collection of potential actions that are created according to WASA specification.

WASA Client

A client that communicates with a WASA API. It processes a potential action and creates an active action based on the input specifications and constraints.

SPARQL Property Path

A route between two graph nodes as defined in SPARQL 1.1 Specification