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Re: Explaining the benefits of http-range14 (was Re: [HTTP-range-14] Hyperthing: Semantic Web URI Validator (303, 301, 302, 307 and hash URIs) )

From: Bob Ferris <zazi@smiy.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:04:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4EA14394.10805@smiy.org>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 10/20/2011 01:54 PM, Nathan wrote:
> Norman Gray wrote:
>> Ugh: 'IR' and 'NIR' are ugly obscurantist terms (though reasonable in
>> their original context). Wouldn't 'Bytes' and 'Thing', respectively,
>> be better (says he, plaintively)?
>
> Both are misleading, since NIR is the set of all things, and IR is a
> proper subset of NIR, it doesn't make much sense to label it "non
> information resource(s)" when it does indeed contain information
> resources. From that perspective "IR" and "R" makes somewhat more sense.
>

+1

See also:

http://infoserviceonto.smiy.org/2010/11/25/on-resources-information-resources-and-documents/

;)

Cheers,


Bo


PS: also +1 for Content-Location header + people expect to get some 
information when resolving a URI
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