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Re: Determining what a URI identifies

From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2002 12:21:16 -0800
Message-ID: <3DC6D6BC.1030209@prescod.net>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> ...
> So when RDF talks about  <#joe> as having
> a contact:mailbox of  <mailto:joe@example.com>
> an RDF processor which is aware of the URI spec
> and the spec of mailto:  knows that the object
> is an email mailbox according to the email specs.

You want the processor to infer the type of an object from the syntax of 
its URI? What happened to opacity of URIs?

  Paul Prescod
Received on Monday, 4 November 2002 15:21:51 UTC

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