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

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 18:51:01 +0100
To: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5by7iq1it6.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Pat Hayes writes:

>>Hmm?  What _does_ a thumbnail of an JPEG (of a) photograph of the
>>Eiffel tower depict, if not the Eiffel tower?
>
> It *depicts* the Eiffel tower. That does not make it a
> *representation* of the Eiffel tower, necessarily. It might be being
> used to represent almost anything.

OK, so further to this and your previous response, care to define
'represent', 'depict' and 'describe' as you would like to see them
used in this kind of discourse?

> PS. I removed the 'spunkymail' items from your CC line. I suspect they
> originated from a spambot. Have you cleaned out your system lately?

Looking at the paper trail, I blame danbri. . .

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