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RE: Some comments on 27 June 2003 Web Arch WD

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 09:59:14 -0700
To: "'Bullard, Claude L \(Len\)'" <clbullar@ingr.com>, "'David Orchard'" <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <031b01c347cd$c295c990$fefb000a@beasys.com>

That makes sense.

I want to identify which of the web's means of identification and retrieval
classify a resource as being on the web.  In particular, the difference
between POST and other methods.

> Unless the web is understood to be a system, an architecture
> makes very little sense or difference.  It shouldn't be that
> hard to state that a representation of a resource is 'on the web'
> if the web's means of identification and retrieval can be
> used and it can be observed that they successfully do retrieve
> the representation.  The property 'on the web' can only be proved
> by testing.  It can be defined in terms of the test.
>
> len
>
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