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Tim Bray wrote:
> Joshua Allen wrote:
>> On the other hand, it is exceedingly poor form to use identifiers from
>> the HTTP scheme for things which you don't intend to be dereferenced
>> (via HTTP synchronous GET, no less).
> You might be on to something here.
> How about for things that you don't have any representations for right
> now but plan to in the near future? How about things that you don't
> have any way of representing right now, but you might someday? What
> are some things that fall into the category "which you don't intend to
> be dereferenced"? -Tim
Thanks Tim - I guess that answers the question I just sent ;-)
But I would have thought that a more elegant solution in the cases you
cite above would merely be to model those future dereferencable
resources as a property of the original non-dereferancable resource - if
and when they come on-line?
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