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Re: New draft TAG Finding on The Self-Describing Web

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 15:41:58 +0100
Message-ID: <465EDEB6.9070909@danbri.org>
To: Jonathan Rees <jonathan.rees@gmail.com>
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Jonathan Rees wrote:
> A URI identifies a resource; a resource either is an information
> resource or it isn't; content negotation can't hedge that question.
> http://www.ihmc.us/users/phayes/PatHayes.html isn't a foaf:Document
> becuase foaf:Document and foaf:Person are disjoint, and your RDF says
> it's a foaf:Person... but the 200 response, according to httpRange-14,
> means that the identified resource is an information resource (~=
> foaf:Document)... a contradiciton. What gives?

I was trying to say...

<Person rdf:about="http://www.ihmc.us/users/phayes/PatHayes"/>

<Document rdf:about="http://www.ihmc.us/users/phayes/PatHayes.html"/>

...where the latter isn't claimed to denote a person. But perhaps I 
misunderstood exactly Patrick's intent re the various URIs

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