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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.


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/
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2007 14:32:19 UTC

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