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Re: usage of 'resource' vs 'representation' in HTML 5, CSS, HTML 4, SVG, ...

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 17:00:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0912101654581.16061@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 10 Dec 2009, Toby Inkster wrote:
> 
> I do think it makes sense to use language consistent with other relevant 
> specifications

HTML5 uses the word "resource" in a way consistent with HTML4, CSS, XML, 
and many other specs.


> HTTP 1.1 being one such specification.

The HTTP and URI specs are amongst the few exceptions here. Hence why I've 
been suggesting _those_ should change, rather than changing almost every 
other spec.

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