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Re: HTTP Range Middle ground?

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 11:51:59 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <874r141080.fsf@nwalsh.com>

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/ Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net> was heard to say:
| Norman Walsh wrote:
[...]
|>   <http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/misc/Tim> rdf:type ex:Person .
|>   <http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/misc/Tim> rdf:type ex:WebPage .
[...]
| The first two statements are not meant to be in contradiction. If you
| throw out the first statement then the resource is useless as a Person
| (presumably the whole point of the URI). If you throw out the second
| statement then the SW agent must discard the fact that the URI can be
| dereferenced.

Is that true? Is it generally accepted that you can't dereference a
URI that represents a physical object?

On my network, is http://192.168.1.1/ a router? I can get
representations from it, but I think of that URI as identifying the
blue box in my closet.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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