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Re: [Fwd: RE: "information resource"]

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 20:05:40 +0200
Message-ID: <1903209480.20041015200540@w3.org>
To: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

On Friday, October 15, 2004, 12:10:37 PM, Bristol) wrote:


>> I'm arguing that the dog resource would in Patrick's 
>> definition be an IR because it has a body of information (its 
WSHLB>                                  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
WSHLB> This is not Patricks defn!

>> medical records) but should not be an IR (per Basel def.).

WSHLB> Patricks defn is: "An "information resource" is a resource which
WSHLB> constitutes a body of information."

WSHLB> Deeper in his message [1] he says "Why not simply state that an
WSHLB> "information resource" *is*
WSHLB> information -- i.e. a body of information???"

WSHLB> I take him be using the word 'constitutes' in the sense of 'is'.

If it means "is" in the sense of "is solely" then its the same as the
basel definition.


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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
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