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RE: Proposed issue: site metadata hook

From: <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 17:27:46 +0200
Message-ID: <A03E60B17132A84F9B4BB5EEDE57957B01B90B3F@trebe006.europe.nokia.com>
To: <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Cc: <timbl@w3.org>, <www-tag@w3.org>, <www-tag-request@w3.org>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Jos De_Roo [mailto:jos.deroo@agfa.com]
> Sent: 12 February, 2003 17:22
> To: Stickler Patrick (NMP/Tampere)
> Cc: timbl@w3.org; www-tag@w3.org; www-tag-request@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Proposed issue: site metadata hook
> 
> 
> 
> Sorry to stumble in and maybe I'm totally lost in all this
> threads, but right now I fail to see the need for MGET...

Then please read the entire thread ;-)

> I think things can be made enough precise when e.g.
> an RDF engine is interested in something *unnamed* _:x
> for which it knows that <uri-of-doc> log:semantics _:x
> where the <uri-of-doc> denotes the document and _:x
> denotes the formula written on the document
> (and because there is a functional mapping from the
> document to the formula, the formula could maybe even
> be *named* or designated as <uri-of-doc>!!log:semantics
> just as you would use the name "10"^^xsd:decimal
> instead of the unnamed _:y in _:y xsd:decimal "10"
> to designate the number 10).
> So GET doc can be used as before and CONNEG can be used to
> negotiate for RDF/XML, N3 representations of the document.

Jos, what if I have a URI <http://example.com/foo> and nothing
more, and want to know what it means and want to ask the server
http://example.com to tell me. How do I do that?

That is what this thread is about. How to obtain a description of
a resource when all one has is the URI denoting it and *nothing*
else.

Patrick
Received on Wednesday, 12 February 2003 10:28:21 GMT

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