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Re: Untargetted blocks (was Re: Must understand mustUnderstand proposal)

From: Marc J. Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 10:28:18 +0100
Message-ID: <3AFA5F32.147E40DC@sun.com>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: Doug Davis <dug@us.ibm.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> 
> From a wire protocol point of view is it possible to tell the
> difference?
> 
> Henrik
> 
> >The difference is more semantic than functional. A block
> >targeted for "None" is not intended to be processed directly
> >but only as a consequence of processing another block that
> >references it. A block that is targeted for "Final"/Empty is
> >intended to be directly processed by the final recipient.

Only if we define a specific URI for "None" semantics. Otherwise a
"None" block would look just like any other block targeted at some
actor.

Marc.

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