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Re: fragment identifiers

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 13:57:35 -0400
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020730135735.A7549@www.markbaker.ca>

On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 01:57:38PM -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> That problem is simple to fix.  It is natural to want to make statements
> about resources and about representations of resources.  It is necessary
> to distinguish between the two when targeting an assertion, since most
> assertions about resources are going to be statements about the range
> of representations over time.  In other words, the reason that REST
> distinguishes the two is precisely because we wanted to solve that problem
> back in 1995.  It is solved for HTTP/1.1.  Now we just need to find the
> corresponding syntax for it in RDF.

Roy, would you mind explaining exactly how HTTP/1.1 solved this problem?
I think that would help.

I suspect it has something to do with the Content-Location header, which
I've been using to solve this problem in my work.  But not knowing the
history, or being involved in this space back then, I can't say


Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
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