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Re: Attributes in Prelim DAV Spec

From: Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@beach.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 1996 14:11:44 -0400
Message-Id: <199611011811.SAA01549@beach.w3.org>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
cc: yarong@microsoft.com, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
In message <96Nov1.064643pst."2760"@golden.parc.xerox.com>, Larry Masinter writ
es:
>Danger! Here Be Dragons!
>
># This group must define a fairly robust set of attributes. Else everyone
># will invent their own and it will take forever before things sort
># themselves out.
>
>Having been at the Dublin meeting that tried to define the Dublin core
>and watched what's happened since, I think this would be a poor
>choice: there's no reason to believe that _this_ group could converge
>faster on an identical problem.

PEP is designed to decentralize agreements about HTTP header
semantics. It's possible we could define one or more HTTP
extensions for our purposes, but avoid a central registry.

I'd provide details, but I have to go right now. I'll try to
say more next week.

See:

	http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/Protocols/PEP/

Dan
Received on Friday, 1 November 1996 13:11:27 GMT

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