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Re: [httpRange-14] What is an Information Resource?

From: Mikael Nilsson <mikael@nilsson.name>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 11:06:29 +0100
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@miscoranda.com>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1197972389.2299.2.camel@daneel>


On tis, 2007-12-18 at 01:58 -0800, Pat Hayes wrote:
> There is no such thing, I suggest, as 
> a webarch:representation of an RDF graph, just as 
> there is no such thing as one of the number zero 
> or the fourth moon of Jupiter.


If I can't faithfully represent the number 0 using a message, I don't
know of anything I can faithfully represent.

/Mikael

> 
> Pat
> 
> >
> >/Mikael
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>   Compare sending a numeral in some text, using some
> >>  numerical convention, vs. sending an actual number. Maybe if
> >>  'lossless' is the sole criterion, then numbers are IRs also, since
> >>  the literal "123"^^xsd:number seems to be an encoding of the number
> >>  one hundred and twenty three with perfect fidelity. But I'm betting
> >>  that this isn't what was originally intended by the IR idea.
> >>
> >>  Pat
> >>
> >>
> >--
> ><mikael@nilsson.name>
> >
> >Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
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Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
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