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Arch doc: meaning of term 'representation'?: Re: TB16 Re: Comments on arch doc draft

From: Jonathan Borden <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 13:49:09 -0400
Message-ID: <027d01c222b9$f0799830$0a2e249b@nemc.org>
To: "WWW TAG" <www-tag@w3.org>

Patrick Stickler wrote:

> Documentation about some resource is not an HTTP representation of
> that resource.

I define (HTTP) documentation of some resource precisely as such a
representation. Perhaps this is the crux of the dispute, over how the term
"representation" is being used? I am not saying that any representation of
some thing _is_ that thing, rather, a text description, or a picture, or
some other electronic representation. Are we arguing over the meaning of
"representation" ?

Perhaps the meaning of this term needs clarification?

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