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Re: Disambiguation; keeping the "U" in "URI" (& Documents, Cars, Hills, and Valleys)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 08:01:39 -0400
To: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Cc: msabin@interx.com, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020426080139.L13270@www.markbaker.ca>
On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 10:15:56AM +0200, Danny Ayers wrote:
> >Not at all ... I think our positions are pretty close.
> Wonders will never cease!
> I like the look of the qua stuff - I can't have read the original posts
> properly, time to revisit.

FWIW, off-line, I responded that I felt that "qua" broke uniformity,
permitting URIs to identify multiple things.  I believe Larry agreed.

I don't see the need for it, especially when creating new URIs is so
darned cheap and easy, and disambiguation is possible with existing

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
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