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From: Nandana Mihindukulasooriya <nmihindu@fi.upm.es>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:02:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAAOEr1mhPvLB0gv3uKNst864KcjoJLiEwd5P-N0m6MYo4p51aQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-ldp-wg@w3.org Working Group" <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
Hi,

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 2:23 AM, Wilde, Erik <Erik.Wilde@emc.com> wrote:

> hello roger.
>
> On 2013-06-17 16:33 , "Roger Menday" <Roger.Menday@uk.fujitsu.com> wrote:
> >An important topic is the separation between document and thing. We
> >understand that this should be explained carefully, in a way which keeps
> >the attention of new people (perhaps people without a LD/semweb
> >background). We need to find a balance here. One proposal would be to
> >conflate document and thing for the first part of the Primer, and then
> >introduce the separation later on. Thoughts ?
>
> what kingsley said and: don't overcomplicate matters. unfortunately,
> httpRange-14 is still alive and kicking, but maybe
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-urls-in-data-20130604/ would be worth citing
> as well, it's a more pragmatic approach. in the end, it's just a design
> decision what you advance to thingness (and thus decide to identify with
> URIs) in your scenario.
>
> from my personal experience in explaining this matters, the biggest
> mistake you can possibly make is to repeat the httpRange-14 world view
> that the world is separated into these two distinct realms of *information
> resources* and *all other things*. i would follow kingsleys advice here
> and just say that identity matters, and that anything that is deemed
> worthy of having an identity should be made identifiable by URI.
>

+1 for adding a note to explain this. URLs in Data primer does a good job
in explaining why/when we should make the separation and when it is ok to
have implied proprieties.

Best Regards,
Nandana
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