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Re: Quota draft issues from Atlanta WG mtg.

From: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 17:03:41 -0800
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
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I'd be very surprised if anyone has shipped an implementation using the 
"*-bytes" property names yet (I know Apple hasn't because we're waiting 
for a consensus on the issues), so this is probably the best time to 
make a name change.

- Jim

On Monday, December 2, 2002, at 04:57 PM, Elias Sinderson wrote:

>
> I agree, but at the very least a footnote should define bytes as 8-bit 
> bytes... It seems trivial, but I'd wager that at least one 
> implementation will be saved a lot of headache by this simple 
> definition.
>
> Elias
>
>
> Jim Luther wrote:
>
>> On Wednesday, November 27, 2002, at 06:46 PM, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
>>
>>> The quota draft was very briefly discussed in the WG meeting 
>>> inAtlanta. ...
>>> The second open issue was whether to rename the property names from 
>>> “*-bytes” to “*-octets”.  The consensus of the attendees was not to 
>>> bother.
>>
>> I still think "octets" is more accurate and that is a good reason to 
>> use "octets" instead of "bytes".
>> - Jim
>
>
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