Web Resource Identity

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Fri May 28 19:46:18 BST 1999

David Megginson wrote:
> But you cannot always take two references and determine if they do
> *not* refer to the same object -- that depends on the design.

"Do these refer to the same object?" => Yes/No/Maybe

I'm not familiar with a system like that. Can you give an example?
Obviously boolean logic is MUCH easier to work with than tri-nary logic.
Is there a good reason to allow a system fully connected to the Internet
with access to the URL to return "not proven?"

> Sounds like a simple enough extension to HTTP.

I agree.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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