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Re: RDDL again

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 13 Jun 2003 08:03:46 -0500
To: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: WWW-Tag <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1055509425.27168.5.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 23:51, Tim Bray wrote:

> I dislike it because it treats nature and purpose asymmetrically.

What suggests that they should be symmetric?

> >  a) of Dan's point that your declarations do not bind appropriately to 
> > the actual resource being described
> I disagree.  I claim that rfc2396.txt has a nature (.../text/plain) and 
> a purpose (...#normative-reference).

It's a normative reference *from something*. That it is
text/plain is independent of its relationship to anything
else. But that it is a normative reference isn't.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Friday, 13 June 2003 09:03:27 UTC

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