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Re: 2002-02-25#19, Fragment identifiers, words for the primer

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 10:24:48 -0600
To: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>, Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8B387F0.27407%me@aaronsw.com>
Modifying Graham's version:

> In standard usage for web document retrieval, the representation accessed by
> a URL with a fragment identifier is related to the representation accessed
> by the URL alone, in a way that depends on the MIME type of the document
> representation retrieved.  However, in RDF, the thing identified by a URI
> with fragment identifier does not bear any particular relationship to the
> thing identified by the URI alone.


This contradicts some readings of the URI specification[RFC2396], so caution
is recommended when creating new RDF terms which use fragment identifiers.

And I'll be happy with this wording.
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