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Re: Shakespeare

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 10:19:35 +0300
To: ext Daniel Brockman <daniel@brockman.nu>, <uri@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BBA843B7.2131%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>



The point of my challenge was not that I cared about
whether "Shakespeare" is or is not a bunny, but to
illustrate that, based solely on representations obtainable
via the URI, one cannot know for sure, though one might
come to that conclusion after some degree, possibly
considerable, of research and thought.

Patrick


On 2003-10-04 16:45, "ext Daniel Brockman" <daniel@brockman.nu> wrote:

> Patrick,
> 
>>>> You are aware, of course, that "Shakespeare" is a bunny? :-)
>> 
>> I challenge you to prove to me that that is true, based solely on that
> stream of bits.
> 
> I can't do it with just those bits, but perhaps the following assertion from
> the person responsible for the URI suffices as evidence?
> 
> Regards,
> --
> Daniel Brockman
> daniel@brockman.nu
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rich Newman" <rich@tagyerit.com>
> To: "Daniel Brockman" <daniel@brockman.nu>
> Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2003 2:48 AM
> Subject: Re: Shakespeare
> 
> 
>> Hi Daniel,
>> 
>> Yes Shakespeare is a house rabbit. I work with the House Rabbit Connection
>> http://www.hopline.com
>> and Shakespeare was a rabbit we adopted out in 2002. I have recently
>> reorganized some of the web files and that picture is archived at
>> http://www.tagyerit.com/hopline/images/shakespeare.jpg
>> Not sure why you were asking, but that's the story.
>> 
>> Rich Newman
>> 
>> <quote who="Daniel Brockman">
>>> Rich,
>>> 
>>> Consider the following URI:
>>> http://www.tagyerit.com/images/adopted/shakespeare.jpg
>>> 
>>> It isn't dereferencable anymore, but Google has saved a copy of a
>>> representation of the resource denoted by the URI:
>>> 
> http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:IbW4adfRGVkC:www.tagyerit.com/images/ado
> pted/shakespeare.jpg
>>> 
>>> My question to you is as follows: Is it true that this "shakespeare"
>>> mentioned in the URI is the name of a bunny---indeed, the very bunny
>>> portrayed by the picture?
>>> 
>>> Please don't consider this a joke.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Daniel Brockman
>>> daniel@brockman.nu
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> TagYerit: good music, but have you seen these guys website?
>> 
>> http://www.tagyerit.com/music.htm
>> 
>> jeesh????
>> 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 7 October 2003 03:19:47 UTC

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