[sc34wg3] Subject Locators
Thu, 9 Jun 2005 09:11:54 +0200
On Jun 9, 2005, at 1:48 AM, Patrick Durusau wrote:
> Reasoing that as Fielding makes clear in his dissertation the REST
> model (see section 126.96.36.199 Representations, 6.2 REST Applied to
> URI, 6.2.1 Redifinition of Resource, and 6.2.1 Manipulating
> Shadows) relies upon the notion that only a representation of the
> resource is ever returned.
Yep! IOW, with HTTP/URI you can never ever address a representation
and redefining the definition of what a URI is just won't do the
trick. IOW, the whole idea of a subject locator makes no sense on the
> From your post, "resolving a subject locator returns the subject
> itself..." I read you as taking a different tack. Is that correct?
> Hope you are having a great day!
> Patrick Durusau
> Chair, V1 - Text Processing: Office and Publishing Systems Interface
> Co-Editor, ISO 13250, Topic Maps -- Reference Model
> Member, Text Encoding Initiative Board of Directors, 2003-2005
> Topic Maps: Human, not artificial, intelligence at work!
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