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

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 10:32:02 -0400
Message-Id: <508F9B8E-B5BF-4457-8558-5BA00660A35A@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>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

Recommending that both are considered persistent is a choice to be  
made. For instance an alternative would be say to make one or the  
other permanent, but not both.

Life is hard. Let's not make it harder.

-Alan

On Sep 27, 2007, at 9:58 AM, Dan Connolly wrote:

> 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/
>
>
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