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Re: ISSUE-81 (resource vs representation)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 15:49:47 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <9623B03B-7969-4029-AE5E-3FC0AB19B085@apple.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>

On Sep 27, 2009, at 9:53 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> On Sep 27, 2009, at 14:18, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
>> It seems like it would be more painstakingly accurate to say "A URL  
>> is a string used to retrieve a resource"
>
> I think the point of the ISSUE is that the theoretically pure view  
> is that you can never retrieve a resource but only its representation.

Right, but the particular sub-issue here is whether HTML5 uses the  
word "resource" consistently (something I think also doesn't matter  
very much).

  - Maciej
Received on Sunday, 27 September 2009 22:50:28 GMT

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