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Re: On Web Applications, Web Architecture And Resource Identifiers

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:39:00 -0700
Message-ID: <19399.23876.234959.364768@retriever.mtv.corp.google.com>
To: connolly@w3.org
Cc: raman@google.com, www-tag@w3.org
It came out in that order as I typed it ... There are actually a
lot more questions to be asked --- I wanted to get something out
before it got too long-winded.

Dan Connolly writes:
 > I'm a little confused by the formatting of the list in the
 > Conclusion section... it seems like the questions
 > should go in the ordered list and the answers
 > should go after the list, but I'm not sure;
 > could you clarify?
 > 
 > On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 15:59 -0700, T.V Raman wrote:
 > [...]
 > >              2. 
 > > 2 Conclusion
 > > So to conclude, let's ask the original question:
 > > 
 > >      1. Given a URL, what can a user expect to be able to do with it,
 > >         after having dereferenced the URI?
 > >      2. How does the user discover what software bits he needs in
 > >         order to consume the received HTTP Response? 
 > >      3. In Web 1.0 (Web of documents) the answer was simple --- HTTP
 > >         Response header Content-Type specified the media type, which
 > >         in turn specified what the recipiant needed to understand.
 > >      4. A recipiant who only understands mime-type text/html in this
 > >         example is likely to flee screaming in terror if he makes the
 > >         mistake of doing Show Source.
 > >      5. We all acknowledge that Show Source helped Web 1.0 succeed.
 > >      6. Q: What is the equivalent of Show Source that will help us
 > >         collectively take the Web to the next level?
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > -- 
 > Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
 > gpg D3C2 887B 0F92 6005 C541  0875 0F91 96DE 6E52 C29E

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--raman

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