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   Re: [xml-dev] many-to-many

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jenglish@flightlab.com (Joe English) writes:
>I'll offer a counteropinion:
>There is no such thing as a "Resource".
>URIs don't Identify anything on their own.
>Other technologies (RDF, XMLNS, HTTP, etc.)
>*use* URIs to Identify things.  The nature of
>the thing Identified depends on who's doing
>the Identification.
>If we dispose of the inconvenient fiction 
>of a "Resource", most of the metaphysical hooey 
>surrounding URIs goes away.

Sounds cool to me.  I just want to know where to look for
representations anyway - and it's hard to have a conversation with a
metaphysical concoction.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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