Re: HTTP 1.1 document terminology.

On Tue, 30 Apr 1996, Jim Gettys wrote:

> Koen suggested "plain resource" rather than "specific resource".  I
> accepted this suggestion, as it got us out of various regarding the use
> of specific elsewhere in the document, and it has the right connotation.

Consider "simple resource" versus "compound resource".

> Jeff suggested "resourcelet" as a place-holder for what Roy called
> "resource entity".  While not happy with resource entity, I ended up
> even less happy with resourcelet.  So I'm going with resource entity

I am bothered by the fact that a "resource entity" is not an "entity."
(That is correct isn't it?)  Given this I think "resourcelet" is better.

John Franks 	Dept of Math. Northwestern University

Received on Tuesday, 30 April 1996 07:29:16 UTC