Re: URIs, deep linking, framing, adapting and related concerns

On 2010/12/30 8:51, Nathan wrote:

> If each dereferenceable URI on the web was also considered as an agent,
> and that URI identified that agent (which delivered the requested
> representation), then it could be used for full ACL control on all
> resources requested by transclusion, for instance the URI of the HTML
> document containing an <img> or the URI of a script which made an XHR
> request and so forth - if this were part of the web, then each agent
> which delivered representations could effectively authorize over
> transclusion in addition to all the other ways we currently authorize
> access.

Yes. But it's important to note that the <img> tag predates any kind of 
"agent" or "full ACL control" for Web pages, and that the original and 
predominant use, and not some potential alternative or future 
technology, informs people's general expectations.

Regards,    Martin.

#-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University

Received on Thursday, 30 December 2010 11:31:50 UTC