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RE: Documents, Cars, Hills, and Valleys

From: Miles Sabin <msabin@interx.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 22:53:17 +0100
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201c1ea48$1c5ebc00$a3eab8c3@milessabin.com>
Joshua Allen wrote,
> Miles Sabin wrote,
> > Here's another analogy. If I show you a photograph of the Eiffel
> > Tower and ask you "What's that?", then I think that either of 
> > these two answers would be acceptable,
> > * It's the Eiffel Tower.
> > * It's a photograph of the Eiffel Tower.
>
> This example doesn't apply.  A URI is an *identifier*, a much more
> appropriate comparison would be with "a word".

Which is exactly what I said.

The identifier here is "that" (supplemented with a gesture).

Cheers,


Miles
Received on Monday, 22 April 2002 17:53:50 GMT

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