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RE: orderingtype Property in the Advanced Collections Spec

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 10:29:11 -0700
To: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000b01bde197$845de820$d115c380@galileo.ics.uci.edu>

> My own feeling is that this consequence of dereferencing is unlikely.
> The only people likely to look up the semantics are people other than
> the owner of the collection who want to add members to it.  The people
> who are allowed to do this are likely to be restricted, and are likely
> to know the semantics of the ordering anyway.

I recommended this change.  My concern was that people might want to express
the ordering in a machine-readable format, and this would then lead to
widespread downloading of the machine-readable ordering semantics from one
URL, overloading this URL.

- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 16 September 1998 13:46:50 UTC

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