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jcowan@reutershealth.com (John Cowan) writes:
>Simon St.Laurent scripsit:
>The RESTafarian Way seems to be this:  a URI allows you to specify what
>you want a representation of, and other means (your "adjectives") allow
>you to specify how you want it.  The nasty part comes when you use URIs
>to specify what you are talking about, since "what you are talking 
>about" is sometimes a subject matter, sometimes a representation

Yes.  That's a good simple explanation of the problems with URIs as they
are commonly used.

>> I am:
>> http://simonstl.com/projects/vellum/
>So *that's* who you are, eh?  I never woulda guessed it.

Yeah, that's probably my dominant XML-related personality, anyway, the
best reflection of what I want to do with this stuff personally.  A
couple of other personalities are listed at the bottom of the message.

Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA
http://simonstl.com may be my URI
http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI
urn:oid: is another possibility altogether


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