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Re: Constraint: URI uniqueness

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 23:03:56 -0500
To: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Cc: public-webarch-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1071115436.1992.15.camel@seabright>
On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 19:29, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> Section 2.1 defines the "Constraint: URI uniqueness" as follows:
> 
> Web architecture does not constrain a Web resource to be identified 
> by a single URI.
> 
> 
> The constraint and the title do not seem to match. Perhaps the title 
> is supposed to be "URI non-uniqueness" or perhaps the text is 
> supposed to be something like "Each URI identifies exactly one 
> resource". However, the title suggests to me that URIs are unique, 
> and the text suggests the opposite.

I welcome any suggestions. We were trying to keep the
phrases short. I agree with your point, however.

 _Ian

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