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Re: Arch Doc: 26 September 2003 Editor's Draft

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 16:33:15 -0700
Message-ID: <3F78C13B.7000306@textuality.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>> Huh?  Resources are indeed connected by hypertext links, but *also*, 
>> you are saying, by "descriptive metadata"?  I may not understand what 
>> you mean but I think I disagree with what this actually says.  We 
>> could either (a) try to find something else to say about metadata or 
>> (b) just stop after the word "links", losing "and descriptive metadata".
> 
> For example, <foo xmlns="http://www.tbray.org/"> is
> descriptive metadata, not a hypertext link. 

OK, but the phrase as stated baffled at least one reader.  Rather than 
get into a taxonomy of all the different kinds of ways you might use a 
URI, perhaps just say "... that are addressed and interconnected using 
URIs."  Or some such. -T
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