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

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 13:23:31 -0700
Message-ID: <3F79E643.5040302@textuality.com>
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Ian B. Jacobs wrote:

> How about this (mostly copying RF's text):
>    The World Wide Web is an information space consisting of
>    resources that are interconnected by links defined within that
>    space.  This information space is the basis of, and is shared
>    by, a number of information systems, including the
>    "traditional" Web and emerging technologies such as Web
>    Services and the Semantic Web.  Within each of these systems,
>    agents (e.g., browsers, servers, spiders, and proxies) acting
>    within diverse networks provide, retrieve, create, analyze,
>    and reason about resources.

I object to a definition of the Web that doesn't mention the fact that 
it spans networks right in the first sentence.  Also, I think the 
"within diverse networks" phrase is a bit awkward in an otherwise 
excellent sentence -T
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