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Re: Mistaken identity?

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 22:21:54 +0200
Message-ID: <40D894E2.7070104@virgilio.it>
To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Lots of fun, thanks guys. Not sure about this though:

Mark Baker wrote:

>>2. If two resources have different sets of representations, can they 
>>ever be considered the same?
>>    
>>
>
>Sure.  Somebody observing a clock every hour on the hour will receive
>different representations than somebody else observing a clock every
>hour on the half hour, yet it's the same clock reporting the current
>time.
>
>Perceived identity is a function of the *observed* representations.
>  
>

Wonderful case, but is that last statement entirely relevant? It is the 
same clock, but no identity would (/could?) be perceived through the 
observed representations - they're half an hour out...


Cheers,
Danny.

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