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Re: URI: Name or Network Location?

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 15:00:58 +0000
Message-ID: <400E942A.70703@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: ext Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org, "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@comcast.net>

Patrick Stickler wrote:

> Likewise, one could modify a URI syntactically, yet treat it
> as an alias of the original, resolving to the same representation in
> precisely the same manner (i.e. mapping to the same "location")
> and yet without any semantics or storage location changing, folks
> will say the resource "moved" from the former URI to the latter.

I guess an example would be if your organization gets renamed - you may 
well find your DNS name changing, and hence the URLs of your web pages 
would change without any other change to your web offering.

Received on Wednesday, 21 January 2004 10:02:21 UTC

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