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RE: Globally unique e-tags, if-match on content-ID, etc.

From: Fisher Mark <FisherM@exch1.indy.tce.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 1997 15:16:23 -0500
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To: 'Larry Masinter' <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, "'hallam@ai.mit.edu'" <hallam@ai.mit.edu>
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>Many of the characteristics desired for URNs can be achieved by 
>embedding a globally unique ID into each document. This could be
>simply a Microsoft GUID and I'm told there is already a de-facto
>GUID scheme. 

Note for the pedants:  Actually, these are DCE GUIDs (Microsoft
re-implemented much (all?) of the low-level constructs of DCE).  Nice to
see that some of this code escaped...

[... much good stuff elided ...]
Interesting proposal.
Mark Leighton Fisher          Thomson Consumer Electronics
fisherm@indy.tce.com          Indianapolis, IN
"Browser Torture Specialist, First Class"
Received on Thursday, 18 September 1997 13:21:22 UTC

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