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RE: Issue #170 proposal - referencing to missing data

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 21:16:57 +0100 (CET)
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0112032113050.18637-100000@mail.idoox.com>
neither did I, but I don't think this needs to be said
explicitly. IMHO "MUST dereference" means just "MUST get the
data" and the "in any way suitable" is implied by the way web
works. 8-)

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
                   http://www.systinet.com/



On Mon, 3 Dec 2001, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:

 >
 > You bet - I certainly did not intend to imply otherwise :)
 >
 > Henrik
 >
 > >I'd also want to be careful about "derefencing".  It's
 > >certainly possible that the client is holding a valid cached
 > >version of a representation of the resource.  I'd hate the
 > >spec to force it to use the network in this case.
 > >
 > >We should be clear that "dereferencing" can be done without
 > >the use of the network.
 >
Received on Monday, 3 December 2001 15:16:59 UTC

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