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Re: collection with ordered members

From: Martin J. Dürst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 15:15:20 +0100 (MET)
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.96.971031151253.245z-100000@enoshima.ifi.unizh.ch>
On Thu, 30 Oct 1997, Larry Masinter wrote:

> If you don't have collections with ordered members, you might
> wonder why you have collections at all. After all, you could just
> build the whole thing out of a 'members' property; if you want
> to add or delete an item from a collection, you'd just modify
> the 'members' property of the resource that you happened to think
> of as a collection.

Trying to be a bit of a contrarian:

If you don't have collections with ordered members, you could
just build them ouf of a 'next-member' property; if you want
to add or delete an item from an ordered collection, you'd just
modify the 'next-member' property of two members of the collection.


Regards,	Martin.
Received on Friday, 31 October 1997 09:16:39 GMT

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