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Re: gloss standard "resource" terminology, please

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 22:21:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: public-html-comments <public-html-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1004012218270.4055@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 1 Apr 2010, Dan Connolly wrote:
> The 1st occurrence of "resource" in the body of the spec* is:
> "This specification defines an abstract language for describing documents
> and applications, and some APIs for interacting with in-memory representations
> of resources that use this language"
>  -- 1.6 HTML vs XHTML
> That seems refer to some specialized definition of "resource", but since
> this is the 1st occurrence, the reader has no definition to recall.

This is just the dictionary-definition use of the term, more or less 
synonymous with the term "asset" as it is used in the media world, or 
"file" as in filesystem discussions, or "thing" as used in general.

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