RE: Open Issues - Hierarchical Collections

I am currently working on the specification to allow for searching of
collection contents. Collections are sets and thus are unordered. If you
want compound documents collections are absolutely the wrong place to
go. As for multiple, simultaneous users of collections, what problem are
you concerned w/? It is up to the server to serialize commands.


>-----Original Message-----
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>Sent:	Friday, February 07, 1997 12:32 PM
>To:	Jim Whitehead
>Cc:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
>Subject:	Re: Open Issues - Hierarchical Collections
>Here are a few other questions I had about hierarchical collections:
>It should be possible to search a hierarchical collection based on attribute
>values.  We might not want to provide methods for performing searches, but
>we need to know that such searches are feasible.
>Can members of a collection be ordered (so that collections can be used to
>implement compound documents)? 
>Can many people add objects to a collection and remove objects from a
>collection at once? 
>Name:			Judith A. Slein
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