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RE: resources and URIs and specification text

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 11:01:39 +0300
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B01B90D62@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <jak@ucop.edu>, <uri@w3.org>


I like this text the most of all. +1 to John's proposed text.

Patrick

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Patrick Stickler, Nokia/Finland, (+358 40) 801 9690, patrick.stickler@nokia.com
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext John A. Kunze [mailto:jak@ucop.edu]
> Sent: 30 April, 2003 03:44
> To: uri@w3.org
> Subject: Re: resources and URIs and specification text
> 
> 
> 
> > --- On 29 Apr 2003, Dan Connolly wrote:
> > ...
> > the text from Hayes on 23 Apr:
> > 
> > "This document specifies the syntax of URIs, which are a form of 
> > global identifier used in Web protocols and languages.  Particular 
> > uses of URIs, and their intended meanings in various contexts, are 
> > described in other specifications. In general, the entities 
> referred 
> > to or identified by URIs when used in Web contexts are called 
> > "resources"., but this document does not specify the nature of 
> > resources or to restrict resources to any particular category of 
> > entities."
> 
> This is fine.  It could be a little shorter, clearer, and stronger:
> 
>   1.  This document specifies the syntax of URIs. A URI is a form of 
>   2.  global identifier used in Web protocols and languages.  
> Particular 
>   3.  uses of URIs, and their intended meanings in various 
> contexts, are 
>   4.  described in other specifications. In general, the 
> entities referred 
>   5.  to or identified by URIs are called "resources"; this 
> document does
>   6.  not in any way define, specify, or restrict the nature 
> of "resources."
> 
> Changes:
>   Line 1.  It's easier to define a concept in the singular.
>   Line 6.  This is true here.  Other documents may use the 
> term differently.
> 
> -John
> 
> 
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