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Re: April 27, 1999 Adv. Col. teleconference minutes, dynamic content

From: <ccjason@us.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 18:24:47 -0400
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
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> Judy: Jason proposed collapsing resource and state.  Won't that get us what we
need?
> Jim W: No, it won't handle dynamic content.  There we need to distinguish
between state
> and resource.  The resource is the output of the cgi script.  [Judy: why isn't
that the
> representation? What actually is the resource in this case?]

> Geoff: We want PUT at URL 1 to be reflected at URL 2.  For static resources,
the state
> and representation are both the contents of some file, say, and PUT changes
the content of
> the file.  For dynamic resources, PUT changes the state (the cgi script), and
so changes the
> representations it generates.

Is this now considered resolved by all parties?  If someone still sees a problem
 with my proposal, please speak up.  I'd like to resolve them PDQ.

I also think the CGI/dynamic content topic is interesting and I've promised Jim
Amsden that I'd bring up some dynamic content issues, but I want to make sure
we're comfortable with the base concepts that we have been discussing before I
add more ingredients to the soup.

J.

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