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Re: Uniform access to descriptions

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 18:39:28 -0400
Message-Id: <7271E04B-2F4C-4FDC-8FFE-09FDA2C47996@gmail.com>
Cc: wangxiao@musc.edu, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Phil Archer <parcher@icra.org>, "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>
To: Michaeljohn Clement <mj@mjclement.com>
On Apr 13, 2008, at 6:17 PM, Michaeljohn Clement wrote:

> But you are wrong, there is no such thing as a byte-copy of an
> information resource (in the AWWW sense).  Obviously a clear
> definition of what an IR is has been hard to come by, but it is
> not something of which one can take a byte-copy.  Any such thing
> would be an awww:representation.

Like anything at all, a awww:representation is a resource. One might  
argue, to make what you say true, that an awww:representation is not  
an IR, but I think that this would be difficult to support with the  
current definitions.

-Alan
Received on Sunday, 13 April 2008 22:40:07 GMT

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