RE: Request for Comment
Um.. uh.. actually query isn't out of our scope. We will eventually be
specifying query but we will
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be defining a general query mechanism. We will not be trying to
re-invent Z39.50. We will only be specifying a brain dead Boolean query
system that will allow one to query attributes or resources. We need to
do that much. We will not do any more.
>From: Judith Slein [SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Friday, November 01, 1996 1:13 PM
>Cc: Yaron Goland; firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: Request for Comment
>At 07:00 AM 10/31/96 PST, George Florentine wrote:
>>Yaron Goland wrote:
>>> I realize that DMA is about as popular as an Electro Magnetic Pulse but
>>> someone (read: NOT ME) should really go through the DMA spec,
>>> http://www.aiim.org/dma/spec75/index.html, and see how well we measure up.
>>Hey, Yaron. I wonder if it's some sort of cosmic connection that I once
>>report on EMP, and I'm also the chair of the DMA Technical Committee ?
>>In any case..
>>I note Judy's offer to look at the DMA versioning model (and perhaps
>>our containment and content models as well) and provide some comparisons
>>the two groups' efforts.
>>There are lots of us on the DMA TC that subscribe to both DLs (you might
>>think about the implications of that one a bit before posting subsequent
>>mail about DMA :), so we'll be happy to contribute to the work that Judy
>Thanks for the offer of help, George. I thought the parts of the DMA spec
>that will be most relevant to webdav are versioning, containment, and
>perhaps content. (Luckily, they've ruled query out of their scope.) So
>I'll try to write up something on each of those and run it by you before
>distributing it more widely.
>Name: Judith A. Slein
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