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Re: A little courtesy, please

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 19:31:23 -0400
Message-Id: <200005242329.TAA20223@hesketh.net>
To: xml-uri@w3.org
At 01:23 PM 5/24/00 -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:
>"Simon St.Laurent" wrote:
>> Sorry Dan, but vague claims of a priori axioms that have never been spelled
>> out in any substantial public document
>oops... I assumed you were familiar with the relevant documents... you
>pointed to them earlier...

Sorry once again, Dan, but those documents are:
a) pretty high level (read vague)
b) not axiom containers
c) controversial in their own right.

>> The Web has proven unpredictable, inconsistent, and full of 404 Not Found.
>> I'd rather work with mess that with mysterious axioms.
>I find the design of the web to be highly consistent.

But the practice, which only partially relies on that design, is far more

Simon St.Laurent
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