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Re: Modelling HTTP GET with RDF was Re: [URI vs. URIViews] draft-frags-borden-00.txt

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 08:34:21 +0000
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To: "Jonathan Borden" <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Cc: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, <www-rdf-comments@w3.org>
At 08:00 AM 2/26/02 -0500, Jonathan Borden wrote:
>What is returned after an HTTP GET is a literal, or perhaps represented as a
>"data" URI, this HTTP transaction might be represented _in a very simplified
>fashion_ as an RDF statement (and without URI escaping)
><http://example.org/doc> http:GET
><data:text/html,<html><title>example</title><body><p>This is a
>document</p></body></html> > .

What an interesting idea!  Instead of trying to formalize RDF in terms of 
web operations, formalize web operations in terms of RDF.

[Thinks... contexts... modalities... not easy, but I wonder if it could fly?]


Graham Klyne
Received on Friday, 1 March 2002 05:12:53 UTC

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