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Re: Removing External References

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 09:15:34 -0800
Message-ID: <01BD0EBA.2990BFE0.ejw@ics.uci.edu>
To: "'WEBDAV WG'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Another spam filter message.

- Jim

-----Original Message-----
From:	Mary Holstege [SMTP:holstege@firstfloor.com]
Sent:	Thursday, December 18, 1997 12:18 PM
To:	ellis@crystaliz.com
Cc:	Jim Davis; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Subject:	[Spam?] Re: Removing External References


Ellis Cohen writes:
> There might be cases like DocuShare in which unnamed/unnumbered
> external members are useful, but I believe such cases represent a
> relatively
> small minority of the uses of external references in collection-like
> entities
> now and in the future.
> 
> But, given that you're a true believer in unnamed/unnumbered external
> references,
> and given where we are in the evolution of the spec, I'll retract my
> proposal
> to remove external references from the spec, and instead integrate
> unnamed/unnumbered
> external references with my proposal.
> 
>   -- Ellis

Good.

Just to add my voice here: we have a requirement for unnamed/unnumbered
external references in our Smart Delivery collections as well.  It is our
belief that such cases represent the *majority* of the items in our
collections. 

	-- Mary
	   Holstege@firstfloor.com


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