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RE: Do resources have representations?

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 17:09:10 +0100
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>

> However, if I pointed my browser to <http://example.org/1434>, I would
> not consider it correct behavior if my browser opened a HTTP connection
> to <http://example.net/~foo/bar> and showed me the content that the web
> server at that address returns -- even if I have proof that these two
> URIs denote one and the same resource!

Why not?

If you know they are the same resource why do you care where the
representation came from?

A more interesting example is if the same redirection happens and you don't
know they are the same resource, does the redirect give you sameIndividualAs
information, or merely implement the representation retrieval?
Received on Monday, 28 July 2003 12:05:58 UTC

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