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Re: Context Independent URI

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 07:32:33 -0700
Message-ID: <3D3C1781.9040107@textuality.com>
To: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Cc: "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "'www-tag@w3.org'" <www-tag@w3.org>

Aaron Swartz wrote:

>  For example, a contextIndependentURI could 
> resolve to a set of nutrition facts and buying information in the 
> context of the supermarket but to cooking instructions in the context of 
> the home even though this seems a bit contradictory at first.

This seems like serious URI abuse to me.   I think we need to write 
something into the arch document about the strong expectation that 
representations of a resource be equivalent to the maximal extent 
possible. -Tim
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