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Re: Which URI should be persistent when redirects are used?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 08:58:30 -0500
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Cc: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>, W3C-TAG <www-tag@w3.org>, semantic-web-ig list <semantic-web-ig.list@reuters.com>
Message-Id: <1190901510.12486.322.camel@pav>

On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 09:43 -0400, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> There's a potential Semantic Web issue here. It's obvious that the  
> permanent URI would be a reasonable subject of statement, and it the  
> temporary one not, unless the RDF is meant for ephemeral use. If both  
> URIs are permanent, and their meaning isn't distinguished, then both  
> will be used interchangeably and we have a URI alias problem.

Yes. This is hardly news, is it? Life is hard.

Aliases should be avoided when it's feasible, but sometimes it's
not feasible.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2007 13:58:53 UTC

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