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Request for Review of TAG AWWW 2nd LC Draft.

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 11:45:33 +0100
Message-ID: <E864E95CB35C1C46B72FEA0626A2E80803E3BF4D@0-mail-br1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: public-webarch-comments@w3.org


The TAG has been working to address some of the concerns that you raised in
[1] in response to our 1st last call on the the AWWW document [2]. 

In particular, we now explicitly state that "We do not limit the scope of
what might be a resource", and we introduce a term for the class of
resources that can be interacted with via an exchange of representations -
"information resources". This is an attempt to resolve the 'C'/'D' sense
ambiguities in the use of terms that you identify. 

A couple of extracts from the now 2nd LC draft [2] below. 

We would appreciate your review of this draft and an indication of whether
you feel we have addressed the comments you made in [1]. 

Best regards

Stuart Williams
On Behalf of W3C TAG
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-webarch-20031209/
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-webarch-20040816/

"2.2. URI/Resource Relationships 

By design a URI identifies one resource. We do not limit the scope of what
might be a resource. The term "resource" is used in a general sense for
whatever might be identified by a URI. A significant class of resources,
information resources, are discussed in Information Resources and
Representations [section 3.1]."

"3.1. Information Resources and Representations
The term Information Resource refers to resources that convey information.
Any resource that has a representation is an information resource. A
representation consists logically of two parts: data (expressed in one or
more formats used separately or in combination) and metadata (such as the
Internet media type of the data)."
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