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RE: Information resources?

From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) <len.bullard@intergraph.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 13:03:48 -0500
Message-ID: <15725CF6AFE2F34DB8A5B4770B7334EE072066A6@hq1.pcmail.ingr.com>
To: 'Tim Berners-Lee' <timbl@w3.org>, Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Nothing is perfect.  - Norman Walsh
Is Nothing sacred? - Gahan Wilson

"Resource" is zero.  It holds a place. 
It makes the notation convenient.

A URI (pick one at a time):

o Returns a representation
o Names a thing abstract or concrete by assignment
o Holds a place in a notation

A resource is nothing.

len

From: www-tag-request@w3.org [mailto:www-tag-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
Tim Berners-Lee

On Sep 10, 2004, at 10:04, Sandro Hawke wrote:

> [Norm Walsh wrote:]
>
>> But people are going to assign bare, naked http: URIs to physical
>> objects, dreams, and states of being. A robust system better be able
>> to deal.
>
> Isn't that kind of throwing in the towel?

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. 
Received on Friday, 10 September 2004 18:04:21 GMT

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