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Re: CR10 : Refined proposal.

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 19:11:30 -0500
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0512051611i58b89964u2a5ac9aa88f65351@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>, Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Cc: public-ws-addressing@w3.org

On 12/5/05, Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org> wrote:
>   Proposal 5b:  The Architecture of the World Wide Web, Volume One
>   [AoWWW] recommends [Section 2 of AoWWW] the use of URIs to identify
>   resources.  Using abstract properties of an EPR other than
>   [destination] to identify resources is contrary to this
>   recommendation.  In certain circumstances, such a use of additional
>   properties may be convenient or beneficial; however, when building
>   systems, the benefits or convenience of identifying a resource using
>   reference parameters should be carefully weighed against the
>   benefits of identifying a resource solely by URI as explained in
>   [Section 2.1] of the Web Architecture.

Just to clarify, the above seems to me to mean that the WS-Addressing
specifications take no position on whether or not resources should be
identified by URIs.  Is that a correct assessment?  Is that

Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.       http://www.markbaker.ca
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies  http://www.coactus.com
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