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RE: 2.3 URI Ambiguity

From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) <clbullar@ingr.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 13:24:07 -0600
Message-ID: <15725CF6AFE2F34DB8A5B4770B7334EE03F9EFC0@hq1.pcmail.ingr.com>
To: 'Walden Mathews' <waldenm@optonline.net>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hp.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Where a URI refers to multiple resources,
such as using a mailto URI to refer to both the 
mailbox and the owner of the mailbox, the Web 
architecture does not provide direct means to 
resolve the ambiguous reference per ....

len


From: Walden Mathews [mailto:waldenm@optonline.net]

It seems to me that the Architecture of the World Wide Web
has to make a decision as to whether there is such a thing as
indirect identification at the architecture level, and if so formalize 
what that is.

Otherwise, beyond saying "don't do that" about using URI to
identify more than one resource, I don't think there is anything
to say, and one shouldn't try.

Sorry to keep chiming in...
Received on Monday, 1 December 2003 14:24:09 GMT

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