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Re: Fwd: Splitting vs. Interpreting

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@miscoranda.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 17:41:17 +0100
Message-ID: <b6bb4d890906180941s6cb95785we5ecaaf3279f586f@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>
Cc: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>, "david@dbooth.org" <david@dbooth.org>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol) wrote:

> Well... http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch is pretty clear in its one and only
> diagram that what is obtained from the web are awww:representation of
> a resource as opposed to the resource itself.

But it doesn't say that representation and resource are disjoint.

You could make a URI that denotes “the first representation obtained
per RFC 2616 from this URI”, and as far as I know that would be
consistent with AWWW. Of course it would be very peculiar.

(You might want to consider whether it would need to return a 303.)

Sean B. Palmer, http://inamidst.com/sbp/
Received on Thursday, 18 June 2009 16:41:55 UTC

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