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RE: Meta Data Redux

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 1997 15:52:31 -0800
Message-ID: <11352BDEEB92CF119F3F00805F14F485026B71F0@RED-44-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Ron Daniel, Jr.'" <rdaniel@acl.lanl.gov>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
The main sentence in my response is "..I also believe that this group
can produce a useful, fully interoperable standard, with nothing more
than LINK/UNLINK and the META* methods."
	Yaron

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Ron Daniel, Jr. [SMTP:rdaniel@acl.lanl.gov]
> Sent:	Wednesday, March 19, 1997 2:53 PM
> To:	Yaron Goland; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject:	RE: Meta Data Redux
> 
> At 02:30 PM 3/19/97 -0800, Yaron Goland wrote:
> >>>1) Neither headers or separate resources meet all the requirements
> on
> >>>   metadata in WEB-DAV, so we will need a combined solution.
> >
> >>Do you agree or disagree with that statement?
> >
> >I disagree. I believe that my proposal, which handles what Jim
> Whitehead
> >has called "small chunk" meta-data, will completely meet the DAV
> group's
> >needs. While I do believe that there is a strong need for a richer
> >meta-data system I also believe that this group can produce a useful,
> >fully interoperable standard, with nothing more than LINK/UNLINK and
> the
> >META* methods.
> 
> Um, I'm confused. Just what are you planning to LINK to if not
> separate resources? Using LINK suggests to me that you do agree with
> my statement. If attribute/value headers can do everything, you don't
> need LINK.
> 
> 
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