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Re: Advanced collections and ordering

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 17:33:44 +0000
Message-ID: <37137FF8.84C7618F@ecal.com>
To: Jim Davis <jdavis@coursenet.com>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Jim Davis wrote:

> 1) It's an unreasonable burden on the server.  it's just as easy for the
> client to sort as for he server to sort,

True--either way, you're going to bring down the entire results of PROPFIND.

> > (A nice DASL extension might be a way for the client to tell the
> >server, "I
> >expect to make this query frequently; you might want to keep an index for
> it.")
> That's an interesting idea but I hope you won't be offended if I ask to put
> it off until the base level of DASL is done.

Absolutely.  :-)

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