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Re: http, the whole http, nothing but http

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 17:45:07 +0300
To: ext Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BBA36623.1DD1%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>

On 2003-10-03 17:19, "ext Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com> wrote:

> Graham Klyne wrote:
>> As such, I regard his comment not as describing a model but
>> explaining a possibility, which in turn suggests (to me) that a model
>> that depends on hard-and-fast distinctions between identifiers and
>> locators doesn't always stand up.
> I am among those who find the name/locator distinction hard to
> understand in theory and of little use in practice.

I once was a strong proponent of this distinction, but after
a good REST ;-) came to appreciate its illusionary character.

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