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

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 13:44:57 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-id: <87sm8bj4yu.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org> was heard to say:
[...]
| Some of us think that an HTTP "200 OK"
| response on a GET or HEAD for some URI means it identifies an
| information resource

Yeah, but some people don't think that. There is not consensus on
whether or not http://example.com/dog must identify only an
information resource. I see no evidence to suggest that any amount of
discussion will ever achieve consensus on this point.

I suggest that we try to accept that fact.

| So from a process perspective, having Information Resource defined
| turns httpRange-14 into pretty much a Yes or No question, although I'm

I think httpRange-14 is a yes or no question no matter how you define
(or even if you bother to define) information resource. The answer is:
the community does not agree on what the answer is.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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