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Re: tags

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 13:51:18 +0200
To: ext Tim Kindberg <timothy@hpl.hp.com>, URN <urn-ietf@lists.netsol.com>, URI <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B87B07D6.C70A%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-01-25 18:13, "ext Tim Kindberg" <timothy@hpl.hp.com> wrote:

> At 12:25 PM 1/25/02 +0200, Patrick Stickler wrote:
> 
>> Names may only be valid or interpretable within a given context, but
>> I do not agree that the same name in different contexts can correspond
>> to different "things".
> 
> So /etc/passwd is guaranteed to be the same file on all UNIX computers? So
> we have to give up the independence of bindings of names like 192.168.0.*?
> 

My apologies, I was thinking URI and wrote "name".

My argument was that URIs are global names with consistent meaning. A URI
cannot mean different things in different contexts, as the intended scope
of URIs is to be globally consistent.

Patrick


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