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Re: terminology question

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 1999 14:52:11 -0700
To: jschroeder@becomsys.de
Cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9904081452.aa05798@paris.ics.uci.edu>
>So the different possible entities produced by some CGI script (maybe
>including the remote IP address) would be termed "variant" as well, and this
>could be considered a special case of content negotiation? (I know this sounds
>theoretically, but this kind of questions are the ones that help me most)

If they are all for the same resource, yes.  A CGI script is a handler
for a (possibly infinite) number of resources, so it depends on how the
script binds URI to representations.

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