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RE: JW16: operator names

From: Babich, Alan <ABabich@filenet.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 14:14:54 -0700
Message-ID: <C3AF5E329E21D2119C4C00805F6FF58FE66B4A@hq-expo2.filenet.com>
To: "'DASL'" <www-webdav-dasl@w3.org>
JimW:

I agree with you. We should put in a few words about
the operator mnemonics and semantics.

Alan Babich

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Whitehead [mailto:ejw@ics.uci.edu]
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 1999 5:15 PM
To: 'DASL'
Subject: RE: JW16: operator names



> I believe that one reason we made the names short because that
> increases the efficiency. I also believe that we thought that the
> operator names were in a part of the protocol that was not supposed
> to be internationalized.

I have no problem with the shortness of the names.  My concern is that
nowhere in the DASL spec. is there ever text that says, for example, "lt
means 'less than'".  There is never a definition of what "less than" means
either.

- Jim
Received on Tuesday, 29 June 1999 17:13:54 GMT

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