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RE: Quota draft issues from Atlanta WG mtg.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 01:33:15 +0100
To: "Eric Sedlar" <eric.sedlar@oracle.com>, "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCOEKEFOAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Well.

This is an application of WebDAV, and WebDAV is an extension to HTTP. Can't
we just stick to HTTP terminology?

--
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Eric Sedlar
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 11:08 PM
> To: Lisa Dusseault; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Quota draft issues from Atlanta WG mtg.
>
>
>
> I think the consensus at the WG meeting was that using the word
> "octet" was
> dumb, as we don't refer to "mega-octets" rather than megabytes,
> but that we
> should clarify that "byte" refers to 8 bits for the sticklers.
>
> --Eric
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>
> To: <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 1:48 PM
> Subject: Re: Quota draft issues from Atlanta WG mtg.
>
>
> >
> > Current plan: I'll change it to octets.  I had a hard time determining
> > consensus on this one given the reaction at the in-person meeting.
> >
> > lisa
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Edgar@EdgarSchwarz.de [mailto:Edgar@EdgarSchwarz.de]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 1:44 PM
> > > To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> > > Cc: Edgar@EdgarSchwarz.de
> > > Subject: Re (2): Quota draft issues from Atlanta WG mtg.
> > >
> > >
> > > Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com> wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > > I agree. At first I wondered about the discussion. For me a byte had 8
> > > bits.
> > > But octets avoids all discussions how many bits it has. So now would
> > be
> > > the
> > > time to change.
> > >
> > > Cheers, Edgar
> > >
> > > P.S. I didn't get any reaction on some earlier posts. But I guess
> > silence
> > > means disagreement :-), so it's ok.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > edgar@edgarschwarz.de                    http://www.edgarschwarz.de
> > > *          DOSenfreie Zone.        Running Active Oberon.         *
> > > Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler.     Albert Einstein
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
Received on Tuesday, 3 December 2002 19:33:49 GMT

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