Category Archives: semantics

More Compatibility Flavours

See also my previous posts on this issue. So we’ve got backward and forward compatibility, and syntactical and semantical compatibility. (Quick recapture: Backward compatibility is the ability to accept data from older applications, forward compatibility the ability to accept data … Continue reading

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The URI Identity Paradox

Norman Walsh wrote: “(some) fall into the trap of thinking that an “http” URI is somehow an address and not a name”. It’s an opinion expressed more often, for instance in the TAG Finding “URNs, Namespaces and Registries”, where is … Continue reading

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