Re: URIs / URLs

> it would be inappropriate to use
> unless you were making assertions about the owner of
> the charles mailbox at W3C.

Actually, it would be quite sensible to use that URI to identify
"Charles McCathieNevile" because the SW depends on contxtualization as
well as universality. In a closed world system, it doesn't matter all
that mcuh what identifier you use for anything, and even on an open
(webized) scale, it doesn't matter too much because of the concept of
equivalence. For example, say that in the year 2010, Chaals has the
mailbox URI We could say something

   [ :- <>; dc:date "2001" ] =
   [ :- <>; dc:date "2010" ] .

Ah, the Semantic Web :-) Of course, anything that uses the or
the URIs would itself have to contain the date of

I remain not all that bothered.

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
@prefix : <> .
:Sean :hasHomepage <> .

Received on Thursday, 12 April 2001 11:36:30 UTC