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Re: Proposed TAG issue on the boundaries of the Web

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 20:32:52 -0400
Message-Id: <200204110032.g3B0WqZ02759@astro.cs.utk.edu>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
cc: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, "Noah Mendelsohn/Cambridge/IBM" <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, www-tag@w3.org
> The uniform interface semantics are necessary to differentiate the 
> Web from the Internet.

I agree that there must be some commonality across interfaces.
OTOH, the web's existence does not depend on all interfaces 
to all information services having uniform semantics - only that
there is a significant degree of commonality between operations
that are supported by different information services. 

Keith
Received on Wednesday, 10 April 2002 20:33:11 GMT

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