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Re: Some comments on 27 June 2003 Web Arch WD

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 10 Jul 2003 22:32:36 -0500
To: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1057894355.27418.3.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Thu, 2003-07-10 at 18:26, David Orchard wrote:
> - "On the web" is not defined in this document.  I would think that we would
> want to define what "on the web" means for V1 of the Web architecture.

Why? We're trying to be minimally constraining...

"minimal constraints (fewer rules makes the system more flexible)"
 -- http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#doc-scope

I don't see any particular reason to define 'on the web'.

>   My
> stab <shields mode="up">"On the Web means that a URI may be dereferenced
> without the input of a representation, typically a GET retrieval.  Being on
> the Web versus not on the Web is a trade-off in properties achieved and is
> not be default a "bad" thing.  Some Web resources necessarily must be off
> the Web, such as HTML FORM POST results." </shields>

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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