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Re: Direct References in the Advanced Collections Requirements

From: John Stracke <francis@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 13:51:33 -0700
Message-ID: <3602C7D4.73D318A0@netscape.com>
To: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
"Slein, Judith A" wrote:

> We are still wrestling with the terminology for this distinction.  I've had
> objections in private correspondence to Client-Side / Server-Side, because
> they seem to imply something about the location of the requester that
> irrelevant to the distinction we are trying to make.

I disagree on this point, actually; in the HTTP conversation, the entity
issuing the request is the client by definition, regardless of where that
entity is running.

> Or stick with Indirect Reference / Direct Reference

I still prefer these two, myself; I'd go along with Client-Side/Server-Side,
but the others seem too contrived.

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