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Re: Can a URI be a resource? If not, the URIs can't identify EVERYTHING

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 22:09:08 -0400
To: Nick Gall <nick.gall@gmail.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070926020908.GK25048@mercury.ccil.org>

Nick Gall scripsit:

> [1] http://ironick.typepad.com/ironick/2007/09/three-kinds-of-.html
> 
> one might want to assert that it "ends with the letters h,t,m,l" or that it
> is so many characters long.
> 
> If a URI can identify a URI, then what would the URI for [1] look like, 

Well, if a URI is an information resource, then you could use:

	data:text/x-uri,http://ironick.typepad.com/ironick/2007/09/three-kinds-of-.html

But if not, you could use some other URI altogether.

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