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Re: [Linking-open-data] How to name what you get back? was: Terminology Question concerning Web Architecture and Linked Data

From: Michael K. Bergman <mike@mkbergman.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:18:27 -0500
Message-ID: <46A8C953.3040802@mkbergman.com>
To: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
CC: Linking Open Data <linking-open-data@simile.mit.edu>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, semantic-web@w3.org, www-tag@w3.org

Frank Manola wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2007, at 12:03 PM, Michael K. Bergman wrote:
> 
>> Chris Bizer wrote:
>>> Hi Frank, Pat and Bernard,
>>> thanks a lot for all your ideas and comments.
>>> So what we are having on the table right now is a definition:
>>> "The term XXX refers to the description of a non-information resource 
>>> that a client obtains by dereferencing a specific URI that identifies 
>>> this non-information resource."
>>
>> Stand back and read this sentence to yourself three times.
>>
>>> and various proposals for the term:
>>> Pat Hayes:
>>> - represented description
>>> - redirected description
>>> - redescription
>>> - transmit
>>> - infon
>>> Frank Manola
>>> - associated representation
>>> Bernard Vatant:
>>> - description
>>
>> Can't we just kill the term "non-information resource" once and for 
>> all?  All it does is obfuscate understanding and resolution.
>>
>> Mercy be upon us when we try to actually communicate with the public 
>> outside these forums.
>>
> 
> Why the qualification to "outside these forums"?  Have you noticed how 
> much traffic the issue has generated *inside* these forums ever since 
> the distinction was made?

+1


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