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Re: FixedResource example?

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:02:37 -0500
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Cc: AWWSW TF <public-awwsw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1290524557.4776.47049.camel@dbooth-laptop>

On Tue, 2010-11-23 at 09:45 -0500, Jonathan Rees wrote:
> TimBL has defined a FixedResource to be an information resource for
> which the content and content metadata (content-type, language) are
> invariant.  That is, if 'representation' = content + metadata (as
> opposed to 'representation' = event in which these are transmitted),
> then a FixedResource has only one 'representation'.
> 
> I'm looking for an example of one of these that is deployed on the
> web.  Can anyone provide one?  data: URIs don't count. I'm looking for
> some site that promises (implicitly or explicitly) that the bits
> provided for some http: URI will never be subject to *any* variation,
> not even fixing typos or tweaking formatting.

How about the Internet Archive?
http://web.archive.org/
I don't exactly know what they promise, but it seems like their intent
to forever serve a page exactly as it appeared on a particular date.



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David Booth, Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic (contractor)
http://dbooth.org/

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