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Re: ISSUE-81 (resource vs representation)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 19:53:14 +0300
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BDE441D9-4026-4D74-B108-BE54255B6D5F@iki.fi>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On Sep 27, 2009, at 14:18, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> It seems like it would be more painstakingly accurate to say "A URL  
> is a string used to retrieve a resource"

I think the point of the ISSUE is that the theoretically pure view is  
that you can never retrieve a resource but only its representation.  
See also the subject line of http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2009Jun/0101.html

Henri Sivonen
Received on Sunday, 27 September 2009 16:53:57 UTC

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