W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org > January 2002

Re: TAG issues during technical plenary

From: Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 15:58:58 +0200
To: ext Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
CC: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, RDF Core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B8748E42.C258%patrick.stickler@nokia.com>
On 2002-01-23 12:45, "ext Graham Klyne" <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>

> ... 
> roughly, a URI denotes a function that, when applied to some arguments,
> returns some data entity...

That's an interesting way to look at it, and in fact, a
useful analogy for the difference between URL/URN/URP
is that a URL is a function, a URN is a pointer to a
function (possibly null) and a URP is a constant.


> ... the classification of URIs debate should
> be kept separate from consideration of your question.

OK, then I'll shut up (at least on this list ;-)


Patrick Stickler              Phone: +358 50 483 9453
Senior Research Scientist     Fax:   +358 7180 35409
Nokia Research Center         Email: patrick.stickler@nokia.com
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2002 08:58:13 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:24:08 UTC