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Re: URI for abstract concepts (domain, host, origin, site, etc.)

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 16:02:44 -0500
Cc: "'Eran Hammer-Lahav'" <eran@hueniverse.com>, "'Dan Connolly'" <connolly@w3.org>, <apps-discuss@ietf.org>, <www-tag@w3.org>, "'URI'" <uri@w3.org>
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To: "Larry Masinter" <LMM@acm.org>

On Jun 26, 2009, at 11:54 AM, Larry Masinter wrote:

> # They aren't being treated differently. The normal syntax for naming
> # something in RDF is a URI reference with a fragid attached. The  
> use of
> # a fragID cancels any assumptions that the URIreference denotes
> something connected with the HTTP protocol.
>
> How does it do that?

http-range-14, as I understand it.

>
> # This is how RDF manages to
> # refer to galaxies, chemical elements, people, etc..
>
> Sounds like this is only in the context of RDF.

Well, true, fragids have a different meaning in HTML. But this rule  
seems to work smoothly throughout the SWeb formalisms, which are all  
the referential uses of URIrefs on the Web.

Pat

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