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Re: A question - use 301 instead of 406?

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:59:56 +0000
Message-ID: <4BAA36FC.5000803@webr3.org>
CC: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, public-lod@w3.org
Nathan wrote:
> Robert Sanderson wrote:
>> To abuse an overused quote: "And now you have two problems."
>>
>> Firstly, you have an additional kitten (URI) to pay for with the
>> descriptions resource in addition to the other URIs.
>>
>> Secondly, the semantics of your descriptions resource are unclear.  Is it an
>> information resource or not?  Is it a conceptual set of all of the formats
>> of the descriptions of the original resource? If so, shouldn't it have its
>> own description?  If it's not that, what is it? If it is, how do you
>> negotiate for which format you want the description of the set to be in,
>> rather than the item from the set?
> 
> disagree (but also get your point and disagree in the nicest way
> possible); neither the html document or the rdf are the description. the
> description is a different thing entirely which is contained by either
> the html document or the rdf document.
> 
> /resource/London
>    rdfs:label "London"@en ;
>    isPrimaryTopicOf /description/London .
> 
> /description/London
>    primaryTopic /resource/London ;
>    isPrimaryTopicOf /description/London.html,
>                     /description/London.rdf .
> 
> /description/London.html a Document .
> /description/London.rdf a Document .
> 
> 
> Thus you already always have the /descriptions/London resource.
> 
> nb: there is something about justifying the use of /descriptions/London
> as a negotiation point in addition to it being the identifier of the
> description that is niggling me, i.e. which status code to use and
> whether to use content-location or just Location. I am though certain
> that just a blog post html page is the primaryTopicOf the sioc:Post, the
> rdf and html in this example are the primaryTopicOf the description.
> 

:| don't ask me what I said there.. I meant..

I am though certain that just a sioc:Post is the primary topic of an
blog post html page, the description is the primary topic of the rdf and
html in this example.

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