Re: usage of 'resource' vs 'representation' in HTML 5, CSS, HTML 4, SVG, ...

Le 10 déc. 2009 à 06:19, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> To continue the analogy of the game: when you give points to a player, 
> you're giving the points to the actual person, not to an abstract concept. 
> It isn't helpful to talk about giving points to the abstract concept of 
> the green player as distinct from the person who is the green player.

In the physical world, not *necessary* in the information world.
HTTP doesn't define how you manage your info structure in the physical world.

$ curl -X DELETE -i

This action requests to the server to remove the avaibility of tp:// from the HTTP server,
then I can return to the next GET a 410 Gone.

BUT HTTP doesn't define what you should do with the "bag of bits" on the the filesystems. You could put it in a temporary directory, in /dev/null, keep it at the same place but sending a 410 Gone.

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada

Received on Thursday, 10 December 2009 11:33:38 UTC