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   Re: [xml-dev] Assumptions about URIs

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Michael Kay wrote:

> Phone numbers identify phones, not people.

Fair enough; I was wrong to speak of persons.

> Not necessarily the same phone at different times, not necessarily a
> one-to-one mapping, but when you make a phone call, a phone somewhere rings,
> and the caller has no control over who might answer it.

But your claim was that tel: URIs referred to telephone *numbers*.
I contend that they refer to telephone lines, the recipients of
phone calls.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
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