RE: Information resources?

Nothing is perfect.  - Norman Walsh
Is Nothing sacred? - Gahan Wilson

"Resource" is zero.  It holds a place. 
It makes the notation convenient.

A URI (pick one at a time):

o Returns a representation
o Names a thing abstract or concrete by assignment
o Holds a place in a notation

A resource is nothing.


From: []On Behalf Of
Tim Berners-Lee

On Sep 10, 2004, at 10:04, Sandro Hawke wrote:

> [Norm Walsh wrote:]
>> But people are going to assign bare, naked http: URIs to physical
>> objects, dreams, and states of being. A robust system better be able
>> to deal.
> Isn't that kind of throwing in the towel?

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. 

Received on Friday, 10 September 2004 18:04:21 UTC