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Re: What if an URI also is a URL

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 13:30:34 -0400
Message-Id: <3F16C82B-4856-4CBF-9A9B-B90A015367BF@w3.org>
Cc: "James (Software Escalations) Lynn" <james.lynn@hp.com>, "r.j.koppes" <rikkert@rikkertkoppes.com>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: <john.nj.davies@bt.com> <john.nj.davies@bt.com>


On 2007-06 -06, at 10:59, <john.nj.davies@bt.com>  
<john.nj.davies@bt.com> wrote:

>>> is it unacceptable to use it as a URI
>>> for oneself?
>>
>> It is very acceptable to use "http://www.example.com/mophor#me" as a
> URI for oneself.
>> Recomended, in fact.  You should have one.
>>
>> Mine is http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i
>
> Agreed - but something that has puzzled me - shouldn't the URI  
> scheme be
> something other than 'http' (on the assumption that you are not an  
> html
> resource!)?
>

No, HTTP is the ideal thing.  My business cardx is an information  
resource.
It is not actually available in HTML, but is available in RDF.

***** Please note the '#'.

The hash means in this case "That which is denoted by 'i' in <http:// 
www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card>

This is the semantic web architecture.

Tim

PS:  Please do not use the old www-rdf-interest list. Note I have  
switched this to the current list.
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