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Re: article on URIs, is this material that can be used by the

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:33:40 +0200
Message-ID: <466D7964.2050706@danbri.org>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, SWEO@spunkymail-mx6.g.dreamhost.com, IG?@spunkymail-mx6.g.dreamhost.com, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Henry S. Thompson wrote:
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> Pat Hayes writes:
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>>> Stop, you're both right [1].  The (metadata, bits) pair is a
>>> representation of the resource.  The resource is a depiction (a kind
>>> of representation) of Shakespeare.  To some extent, 'represents' is
>>> transitive
>> Whaaa??? No, it is NOT transitive. A photograph of a book describing a
>> statue of George V is not a representation of George V.
> 
> I did say 'to some extent'.  A photograph of a painting of George V
> surely depicts George V, and an MP3 of a wax cylinder of a player
> piano roll of Rubenstein playing the Hammerklavier is still a
> rendering of the Hammerklavier.

Only if you assume total coverage of the content of the original. Eg. 
thumbnail images don't depict everything that the source image depicts 
(we went around that block in FOAF).

Dan
Received on Monday, 11 June 2007 16:34:14 UTC

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