[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

RE: many-to-many

RE:  many-to-many
John Cowan wrote:
> Tim Bray scripsit:
> > (a) have a built-in way to disambiguate between what the 
> > resource "is" 
> > and what it's "about"
> > (b) use different names.
> Given this choice, I like
> (a) better.

How do you draw the distinction between representation and resource?  One
man's meat is another man's poison.

What is understood as a representation by X may be seen as a resource by Y.
A web page could be a resource or a representation of a resource, depending
upon the context in which is used. To a browser, every HTML document is a
resource unto itself; the page represents nothing. 

Even Will Shakespeare could be seen as representation of a set of
chromosomes.  If you can't agree on where to draw the
resource/representation dichotomy, how can you agree on an identifier


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.

Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.