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Re: Another way forward? (Just an idea for discussion)

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 03 May 2017 22:14:21 -0400
Message-ID: <1493864061.28173.35.camel@w3.org>
To: David Wood <david.wood@ephox.com>, EA Draffan <ead@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
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On Thu, 2017-05-04 at 11:46 +1000, David Wood wrote:
> Web Publications Use Cases and Requirements [1] uses the term
> "manifest" in
> two different ways:

It uses manifest and manifestation to mean two different things, but I
think the uses are separate. If not, please do file comments so the
document can be improved (even though we're hoping to move it to the
Working Group as a possible input).

> It is worth noting that Web Publications for the Open Web Platform:
> Vision
> And Technical Challenges [3] says that a manifest should be
> interpreted in
> the FRBR context:
> - Section 1.1: "A Web Publication is not just a collection of links—
> the
> act of publishing involves obtaining resources and organizing them
> into a
> publication, which must be “manifested” (in the FRBR [frbr] sense) by
> having the resources available on a Web server."

No, to make manifest in the frbr sense is not the same as to make a
manifest, a list of files.

> So, am I late to this particular party, or is this a legitimate
> misunderstanding?

If you misunderstood then it's a genuine misunderstanding and the
document should be clarified, as others might also misunderstand it.



Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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