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Re: Issue-57

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:42:50 -0400
Cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
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To: Xiaoshu Wang <xiao@renci.org>

On 2011-06 -24, at 16:22, Xiaoshu Wang wrote:

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> From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
> Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 16:14:51 -0400
> To: Xiaoshu Wang <xiao@renci.org>
> Cc: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Issue-57
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>> On 2011-06 -24, at 15:00, Xiaoshu Wang wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> Go try the URI and see what the author says. If he didn't, use it whatever
>>> way you want. If the author is not careful of making such statement, it is
>>> his careless. If the author says one way, and you insist the other way,
>>> then it is your ignorance or arrogance.
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>> Suppose the URI is
>> http://www.knox.edu/Images/_News/news_media/img/2005/obama-barack-1ss.jpg
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>> According to your proposal, what can I use it for in RDF?
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> First, the presumption is that we will have an assertion of the sort like the follows?

No, in my case there is no such presumption.
There is just the web.
That is a real URI.

What can I use it for in RDDF, according to your proposal?

You say "Go to the URI and see what the author says".
What does that author say?


Can I use that URI for statements about a picture?
Can I use that URI for statements about Barak Obama?
for example.

Tim
Received on Friday, 24 June 2011 22:43:01 GMT

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