Re: Web Resource Identity
Stephen Owens wrote: > > Should the identity of the URL be defined by the content of the URL or by > the intent/subject of that content? I ask because the same URL retrieved by > two different browsers could differ wildly based on a server side browser > detect. (Oh it's IE5, I'll send the XML version, Netscape 4, I'll send out > something with layers). According to the new WCA-Terms work, those are resource manifestations. Even under the current web they have the same "identity" because they were retrieved with the same URL. > Should they still share a UUID? If not what's the relationship between URLs > and UUIDs? Yes. Two things with the same URL must certainly share a UUID no matter how textually different they are. The logical object behind them is the same. Without that much of a guarantee we can have no useful concept of identity at all. -- Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco Alabama's constitution is 100 years old, 300 pages long and has more than 600 amendments. Highlights include "Amendment 393: Amendment of Amendment No. 351", "Validation of Laws Regulating Court Costs in Randolph County", "Miscegenation laws", "Bingo Games in Russell County", "Suppression of dueling". - http://www.legislature.state.al.us/ALISHome.html xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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