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Re: Namespace document and representations was Re: Arch doc: meaning of term 'representation'?

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 10:49:51 +0300
To: ext Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>, Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>, WWW TAG <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B949D8CF.17DA8%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2002-07-04 1:26, "ext Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com> wrote:

>> One could then safely say that a namespace document is a
> _representation_
>> of a namespace, and avoid confusion.
> Exactly.  And when you do a GET on the URL of the namespace document,
> you get a representation of the namespace _document_.  I'm fine with
> that wording.

Sorry, but I consider a namespace and a namespace document two
different things.

Such ambiguity may work fine for the Web, but if the Web
trully is to serve as the foundation for the Semantic Web,
then it should start taking the higher precision needs of
the Semantic Web to heart.


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