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   RE: [xml-dev] Generality of HTTP

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Simon St.Laurent wrote,
> That might be what it means for them, but their agreement may not 
> have any effect on what it means for me.  In fact, their agreement, 
> if I haven't heard of it, may be less binding for me than the 
> owner's intent.  Why?  Because the owner's intent is likely easily 
> discoverable at that URI, while their intent is somewhere else in 
> the universe.

Maybe, maybe not. But either way, there's nothing particularly special
about http: URIs in this respect ... an ftp: or mailto: or whatever 
URI would do just as well (or badly, depending on your POV).



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