Re: numeric web search (Was: URLs instead of URNs)

On 26/5/09 16:19, Wolfgang Orthuber wrote:
> Dan,
> can a http URI refer transiently or accidentally to some address?
> Which term do you suggest for something which permanently refers to a
> (unique, permanent) web address, and which differs if and only if the
> web address differs?

I don't think we'll be very good at making these kinds of distinctions 
until some conceptualisation along the lines of gets more traction in our vocabulary 
and our specs. Until then, it's hard to even articulate a clear 
description of common situations like the different or not-different 
versions of the jquery libraries being made available from thousands of 
different websites and URLs...



Received on Tuesday, 26 May 2009 13:20:20 UTC