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Re: What is at the end of the namespace?

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 13:56:58 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200111141856.NAA18142@markbaker.ca>
To: sean@mysterylights.com (Sean B. Palmer)
Cc: a.powell@ukoln.ac.uk (Andy Powell), Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com (Patrick Stickler), www-talk@w3.org, uri@w3.org
> What if the creator of the URI decided that the resource represented
> by that URI was in fact (what is currently) the representation stored
> on the server?  Then the resource and the representation would match
> perfectly, and the latter would be true.

No.  If the resource provider doesn't provide a URI to identify a
particular representation, then nobody is capable of making statements
about that representation.

Consider what would happen if the creator decided to provide an
alternate representation at some later date.

MB
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Mark Baker, CSO, Planetfred.
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