Re: Attributes in Prelim DAV Spec

In message <96Nov1.064643pst."2760"@golden.parc.xerox.com>, Larry Masinter writ
>Danger! Here Be Dragons!
># This group must define a fairly robust set of attributes. Else everyone
># will invent their own and it will take forever before things sort
># themselves out.
>Having been at the Dublin meeting that tried to define the Dublin core
>and watched what's happened since, I think this would be a poor
>choice: there's no reason to believe that _this_ group could converge
>faster on an identical problem.

PEP is designed to decentralize agreements about HTTP header
semantics. It's possible we could define one or more HTTP
extensions for our purposes, but avoid a central registry.

I'd provide details, but I have to go right now. I'll try to
say more next week.