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Re: xmllink-970406 various

From: Digitome Ltd <digitome@iol.ie>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 17:44:40 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <199704091644.RAA21849@GPO.iol.ie>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 11:54 AM 4/9/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>client user agent to do this.  I may be confused on this point, 
>>but it also appears that a complete instance is always returned 
>>and the user agent must resolve the query. 
>
>This is incorrect.
>
>>concurrent integrated development environments.  Where the 
>>enterprise is large, the product complex, and the developers 
>>are geographically distributed, stored queries are vital 
>>to coping with the dynamic aspects of workflow.  
>
>Sure, but unless the results are deterministic, you cannot 
>*interoperate*.
>

There are times when you want queries to be deterministic and times when
you do not. A periodically executed, data harverster is a query that relies on
the fact that the result set will change per run...Isn't it?

Sean
digitome@iol.ie
Received on Wednesday, 9 April 1997 12:44:53 EDT

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