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Re: What if an URI also is a URL

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 09:45:06 -0400
Message-Id: <E878B60F-34DF-4F58-906F-0664FF16CB1C@w3.org>
Cc: "r.j.koppes" <rikkert@rikkertkoppes.com>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
To: "Lynn, James (Software Escalations)" <james.lynn@hp.com>

On 2007-06 -06, at 09:02, Lynn, James (Software Escalations) wrote:

> But then does the same restriction apply to fragment identifiers? In
> other words if a server returns a fragment for
> http://www.example.com/mophor#me

The server doesn't see http://www.example.com/mophor#me.

"http://www.example.com/mophor#me"   means "The defined by local  
identifier 'me' in the document 'http://www.example.com/mophor#me' "

This is the web architecture.   The client strips off the '#me'  and  
acceses the dcoument
<http://www.example.com/mophor> (if it hasn't already for some other  
id in the same document).
The server sends back a document telling it about <http:// 
www.example.com/mophor#me> and maybe other things.

> is it unacceptable to use it as a URI
> for oneself?

It is very acceptable to use "http://www.example.com/mophor#me" as a  
URI for oneself.
Recomended, in fact.  You should have one.

Mine is http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/card#i

Actually if I did it againt I would have made it

makes it a bit clearer.

Tim BL
Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2007 13:45:08 UTC

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