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Re: Fwd: I-D ACTION:draft-daigle-uri-std-00.txt

From: John Aldridge <john.aldridge@informatix.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 18:07:58 +0100
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To: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
At 12:54 07/09/00 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>John Aldridge wrote (in response to Michael Mealling)
>
> > So, as I understand what you've said, two URIs identify the same resource
> > if those URIs are byte-for-byte identical.
>
>Yes.  Whether two URIs identify the same resource if they are *not* 
>byte-for-byte
>identical is still disputed, though officially they do not.

but when Michael Mealling said:

>URI: a unique string that is bound in a 1:1 relationship with a Resource

the "1:1" makes it clear that _his_ opinion falls in the "official" camp.

>Note that that's
>URIs, not URI references (i.e. relative URLs aren't in the picture at this
>point).

Indeed.
--
Cheers,
John
Received on Thursday, 7 September 2000 13:08:33 GMT

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