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Re: referendum on httpRange-14

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 16:27:42 -0400
Message-Id: <FC235312-29E8-11D9-A2FE-000A9580D8C0@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>

Sorry, I meant to restrict it to URIs of the form http:[^#]*

On Oct 25, 2004, at 13:17, Norman Walsh wrote:

> / Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org> was heard to say:
> [...]
> | So a
http:[^#]*
>  URI is a string whose sole use in the web architecture
> | is to denote that information resource.
>
> To be more precise, we say (in 2.1) that URIs should be used to 
> identify
> resources.
>
> We go on to say (in 2.2) that some resources are information resources.
>
> We don't say that URIs only identify information resources.
>
> | I want to be able to model lots and lots of uses of URIs in existing
> | technology in RDF. This means importing them wholesale,
> | it needs the ability to use a URI as a URI for the web page without
> | asking
> | anyone else.
>
> That's httpRange-14 and I thought we had reached consensus that we did
> not have to answer that in WebArch V1.0 (coming out of our Basel
> meeting) and that we'd do a Finding pointing out that there is not
> consensus on the range of HTTP URIs.

The fact that we don't get it into 1.0 doesn't mean people will or 
should stop
discussing it here.  (quickly glancing up to make sure this isn't the 
comments list)

Tim

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>                                           norm
>
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