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Re: Information resources?

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2004 16:18:48 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-id: <87656nmc0n.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com> was heard to say:
| I have resisted this permathread.  We have been through this so many
| times; the second assertion:
| http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Hoary_Marmot is_a "web page"
| is wrong.  The URI identifies a resource; and the "web page" is a
| _representation_ of the resource.  It is not _the_ _resource_.

No, web pages are a class of resource and I can assert that
http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Hoary_Marmot is a member of that class.

| Furthermore, the first statement is also flawed.  In the context of the
| example given; where you are using the WordNet namespace, you can only
| say:
| http://xmlns.com/wordnet/1.6/Hoary_Marmot is_a "word"

Fair point.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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