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Re: FW: draft findings on Unsafe Methods (whenToUseGet-7)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 23:17:07 -0700
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Message-Id: <E73D4241-574A-11D6-A8C1-000A27836A68@mnot.net>
On Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at 06:36  PM, Mark Baker wrote:

> Without a doubt, Web services are important to the membership.  Nobody
> would argue with that.  The question being asked is, are Web services
> important to the Web?  Do they help lead the Web to its full potential?
> Roy, myself, and everybody else I've talked to who understands Web
> architecture, agrees that they don't.

TimBL, with his director's cap on, made a presentation [1] at the AC 
meeting in Hong Kong that belies this (there was a nice RDF-generated 
SVG illustration of this that I can't seem to find, at the moment).

The Web is bigger than HTTP.

1. http://www.w3.org/2001/04/30-tbl

Mark Nottingham
Received on Wednesday, 24 April 2002 02:17:08 UTC

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