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RE: Documents, Cars, Hills, and Valleys

From: Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 10:02:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4F4182C71C1FDD4BA0937A7EB7B8B4C104D1C40D@red-msg-08.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Mark Baker" <mark.baker@sympatico.ca>
Cc: "Miles Sabin" <miles@mistral.co.uk>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 10:36:07PM -0700, Joshua Allen wrote:
> > You definitely aren't manipulating the printer.  You can't PUT a
> > printer, nor can you GET a printer.
> Sure you can (GET).  HP has been doing this for years.  A GET on
> a URI that identifies the printer returns a representation of the
> state of the printer, showing you the queued jobs, any alert, etc..

You can *not* GET a printer.  When you do a GET, you simply GET back a
document representing the state of the printer.  This is no more the
printer than http://www.microsoft.com is a Compaq Server.
Received on Wednesday, 10 April 2002 13:02:46 UTC

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