Alternate Definitions for access (Web)

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Term: access (Web)
Definition: ‘access’, in Web world meaning that the name provides a causal pathway to the thing, mediated by the Web.
Access has to do with network architecture.
Examples: Understand ‘access’ as inclusively as possible, so this includes uses of an IRI to access a website, an http endpoint, a ‘representation’ (in the REST sense) of a resource, a server, a file, an html page, a mailbox, a webcam, … anything at all that can receive, send or be directly influenced by, or indeed itself be, any piece of information that can be transferred by a transfer protocol, either now or in the forseeable future
Created 2013.09.20
Last Modified 2023.03.27
Contributed by Gary Berg-Cross