[sc34wg3] Subject Locators
Fri, 10 Jun 2005 19:12:05 +0200
On Jun 10, 2005, at 7:00 PM, Bernard Vatant wrote:
>> 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
> I guess Jan meant to write *you can never ever address a resource,
> only a representation*
No, no typo. With HTTP/URI you can never ever address a
representation, only a resource.
> ... otherwise I'm lost.
Have you read Fielding's dissertation? It is quite clear. Though I
must admit that it took
me over a year to actually grok the Web. The aha-moment of REST
enlightenment is undescribably magnificent....
Jan Algermissen, Consultant & Programmer http://
Tugboat Consulting, 'Applying Web technology to enterprise IT' http://