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entities vs. resources

From: Gregory J. Woodhouse <gjw@wnetc.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 06:06:56 -0800 (PST)
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
cc: "'Daniel W. Connolly'" <connolly@beach.w3.org>, "'Jim Whitehead'" <ejw@rome.ICS.UCI.EDU>, "'w3c-dist-auth@w3.org'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SGI.3.95.961031060034.19154H-100000@shellx.best.com>
I quote the HTTP/1.1 draft. sec. 1.3

A network data objecxt or service that can be identified by a URI, as
defined in section 3.2. Resources may be available in multiple
representation (e.g., multiple languages, data formats, size, resolutions)
or vary in other ways.

The information trnsferred as the payload of a request or response. An
entity consists of meta-information in the the form of entity-header fields
and content in the form of an entity-body, as described in section 7.

Gregory Woodhouse     gjw@wnetc.com
home page:            http://www.wnetc.com/
resource page:        http://www.wnetc.com/resource/
Received on Thursday, 31 October 1996 09:13:50 UTC

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