May 24, 2017

I do not know of Solid. But IPFS is a storage layer, so you can use IPFS as part of Blockstack. It is even normally mentioned in the architecture diagrams. Have a look at the picture down on the page here:

Where it says "storage layer" it has things like Dropbox and S3, in some versions of the picture it also has IPFS. This is up to the user. As long as you can fetch it, it can be used. Usually that would mean you'd have to use HTTP, but it depends on the browser you're running.

You can also read about 'Gaia' (where it uses storage as Dropbox/S3 as 'dumb harddrives' where it can dump encrypted blobs on) in the whitepaper: