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> Why is a picture of some bricks the same as a brick?
It isn't. The picture is one *representation* of the bricks.
The URI identifies the resource (some bricks), and a GET returns a
representation (an image) of those bricks.
> Until we get teleportation at the macroscopic level, only information
> products (such as money) can be returned by an HTTP GET. All physical things
> can only be named by or represented by a URI.
Only information can be returned, but anything can be identified.
Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. firstname.lastname@example.org