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

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 19:13:52 -0700
To: "'Roy T. Fielding'" <fielding@apache.org>, "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: "'Ian B. Jacobs'" <ij@w3.org>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <02bc01c386f8$7ea80da0$470ba8c0@beasys.com>

Definitely going in the right direction.

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-tag-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Roy T. Fielding
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 6:11 PM
> To: Tim Bray
> Cc: Ian B. Jacobs; www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Arch Doc: 26 September 2003 Editor's Draft
> 
> 
> 
> Oh, I see what you are getting at, though now we are also facing
> confusion over "networked" (meaning connected like a graph) versus
> spanning the Internet network.  Let's go back to the base concepts:
> 
>     The World Wide Web is an information space consisting of resources
>     that are interconnected by links defined within that space.
> 
> Maybe that is sufficient to describe the scope of the Web?  We can
> then describe the different types of links when we describe the
> different information systems later in the document (not abstract),
> e.g.,
> 
>     A link defines a relationship that can be considered active or
>     passive, depending upon the type of information system in use.
>     For example, hypertext browsers consider anchors and in-line image
>     references to be active links (hyperlinks), whereas a reasoning
>     system might focus activity on namespace references, a
>     messaging agent might traverse service descriptions, or a
>     subscriber might describe "callback" control-points.
> 
> Would that help?
> 
> ....Roy
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 29 September 2003 22:20:43 GMT

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