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RE: ContentType negotiation

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 22:26:59 -0400
To: "Andy Powell" <a.powell@ukoln.ac.uk>, "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001501c0cc66$0a3cef70$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
Andy Powell wrote:

> One other issue with this approach is that it makes two resources ('the
> resource' and 'the RDF about the resource') available at the same URL.
> Both of these are (different) resources and each may have other RDF
> descriptions about them.  Is it a problem to make both resources available
> at the same URL or is everything OK provided that they can both also be
> identified separately with their own URI?  Or doesn't it matter?

Content negotiation does not change the mapping of a URI to a resource which
has nothing to do with the time-to-time resolution of a URI into a stream of
characters returned over a network.

Received on Monday, 23 April 2001 22:27:16 UTC

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