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Re: Squaring the HTTP-range-14 circle

From: Bob Ferris <zazi@elbklang.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:20:54 +0200
Message-ID: <4DFB62C6.6020403@elbklang.net>
To: public-lod@w3.org
Hi,

On 6/17/2011 4:11 PM, Leigh Dodds wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 17 June 2011 14:04, Tim Berners-Lee<timbl@w3.org>  wrote:
>>
>> On 2011-06 -17, at 08:51, Ian Davis wrote:
>>> ...
>>>
>>> Quite. When a facebook user clicks the "Like" button on an IMDB page
>>> they are expressing an opinion about the movie, not the page.
>>
>> BUT when the click a "Like" button on a blog they are expressing they like the
>> blog, not the movie it is about.
>>
>> AND when they click "like" on a facebook comment they are
>> saying they like the comment not the thing it is commenting on.
>>
>> And on Amazon people say "I found this review useful" to
>> like the review on the product being reviewed, separately from
>> rating the product.
>> So there is a lot of use out there which involves people expressing
>> stuff in general about the message not its subject.
>
> Well even that's debatable.
>
> I just had to go and check whether Amazon reviews and Facebook
> comments actually do have their own pages. That's because I've never
> seen them presented as anything other than objects within another
> container, either in a web page or a mobile app. So I think you could
> argue that when people are "linking" and marking things as useful,
> they're doing that on a more general abstraction, i.e. the "Work" (to
> borrow FRBR terminology) not the particular web page.

Well, that is obviously the level where the (abstract) information 
resource is located (can be located), or? ;)

Cheers,


Bob


PS: cf., e.g., 
http://odontomachus.wordpress.com/2011/02/13/frbr-and-the-web/ ;)
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