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Re: More on distinguishing information resources from other resources

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 00:17:28 +0100
Message-ID: <42C1DA88.7070102@w3.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: "Henry S.Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>

Karl Dubost wrote:

>
>
> Le 05-06-28 � 14:55, Henry S. Thompson a �crit :
>
>> So I welcome additions to this list, that is, of real http: URIs
>> without fragids which evidently do _not_ identify information
>> resources.
>
>
> What about URIs
>     http://example.org/directory/
>
> where the server sends back the list of files contained in a 
> directory. For example,
>
>     http://www.w3.org/Tools/Ical2html/
>
> Is it an information resource?

Yup.

The fact that you and I know that the HTML page you
get was generated by Apache or Jigsaw rather than
a webmaster using Emacs or a crontab'd Perl script is
irrelevant, I think. The server made the page, but it's still
just a Web page.

Dan
Received on Tuesday, 28 June 2005 23:17:33 GMT

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