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Re: removing constraints on 'resource' [024-identity]

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 08:44:10 -0400
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, uri@w3.org, msabin@milessabin.com, tbray@textuality.com, joshuaa@microsoft.com
Message-id: <87isek7k2t.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org> was heard to say:
| * Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM> [2004-05-25 08:19-0400]
|> / Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> was heard to say:
|> | On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 05:13:08PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> |> Conversely, what harm is caused by saying that it isn't (yet) a resource?
|> |
|> | Because you don't know that somebody else didn't assign it a URI?
|> 
|> I'm not sure that's relevant. I hope the statement, "there exist
|> resources you don't know about" is uncontroversial.
|
| It isn't that you don't know about them, but that you don't know that 
| they're _resources_ (vs. currently nameless thingies).

That I don't know whether or not they're resources is only one of a
great many things that I don't know about the things I don't know
about.

I don't understand how that can have any impact on web architecture.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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