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Re: KD 002 [was: Comments on Web Arch WD - 2004-07-05]

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 21:53:33 -0400
Message-Id: <03857F56-2304-11D9-8525-0003934BEBF0@w3.org>
Cc: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-webarch-comments@w3.org
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

DanC and the TAG

Le 20 oct. 2004, à 09:37, Dan Connolly a écrit :
> On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 12:55, Karl Dubost wrote:
>
> After consideration of your comment, we added some text to clarify:
>
> "To achieve this goal, the Web makes use of a single global
> identification system: the URI. URIs are a cornerstone of Web
> architecture, providing identification that is common across the Web."
>
> -- section 2. Identification
>   Editor's Draft 19 October 2004
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2004/webarch-20041019/#identification


Good :)

>> It's good to have agreement on identification, it's also fondamental
>> for languages which define application on the Web.
>
> Well, it's actually not fundamental for languages (nor protocols)
> the way it is for URIs. While consensus on lots of languages is
> valuable the Web architecture allows for a spectrum of data formats,
> from ubiquitously deployed formats like HTML to propritary
> spreadsheet formats to single-afternoon hacks. And it allows for
> a similar variety of protocols. But to choose an identification
> system other than URIs is to choose out of Web architecture
> altogether.
>
> Thanks for your detailed review. I hope you find this response
> satisfactory, or at least acceptable. Please let us know
> whether you do or not.


yes agreed and thank you very much for your answer.
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