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Re: 2.3 URI Ambiguity

From: Walden Mathews <waldenm@optonline.net>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 21:17:41 -0500
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-id: <002601c3b943$a15a4160$0902a8c0@ATTIC56COVE>

Mark,

Isn't it still just one email account?  The description below
seems to make that clear.  This sounds more like an example
of when you might wish there were two resources when there's
only one; not an example of two resource, one URI between
them.

Walden

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
To: "Walden Mathews" <waldenm@optonline.net>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: 2.3 URI Ambiguity


: On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 02:23:46PM -0500, Walden Mathews wrote:
: > Further, it's quite a challenge to say objectively that
: > a URI identifies more than one resource, or that some
: > representations retrieved via it represent more than
: > one resource.  It's not clear that "URI ambiguity" is
: > actually observable.  Again, the examples...
: 
: I use my father's email address to converse with both my mother and my
: father.  I just have to look at the closing of the message ("Love, Mom",
: "Love, Dad") to determine which of them I've been interacting with.
: 
: Mark.
: -- 
: Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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