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RE: Semantic content negotiation (was Re: expectations of vocabulary)

From: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2006 13:20:03 -0400
To: "'Richard Newman'" <r.newman@reading.ac.uk>
Cc: "'Semantic Web'" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001001c6b3fc$65441910$0e241780@bioxiao>

--Richard,

>    The hash-or-slash debate *is* relevant here. Dereferencing
> 
>      http://example.com/ontology#myProperty
> 
>    fetches
> 
>      http://example.com/ontology
> 
>    which is the base ontology URL, and looks at the fragment 
> ID on the client side. Dereferencing
> 
>      http://example.com/ontology/myProperty
> 
>    tries to fetch an entirely different URL, which in my case 
> is highly likely to be a 404. If you choose slashes, you 
> either need a smart server (e.g., URIQA) or a smart crawler 
> on the client. I prefer the former, but Apache ain't it.

We are talking about IF a resource is dereferencable but not HOW a resource
can be dereferenced.  Whehter using fragment identifier is irrelevant, don't
you think?  Again, let's not steer away the direction.  Otherwise, we will
have endless debate on anything.

Xiaoshu
Received on Sunday, 30 July 2006 17:20:19 GMT

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