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RE: [VM]

From: Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 11:44:20 -0000
Message-ID: <677CE4DD24B12C4B9FA138534E29FB1D985202@exchange11.fed.cclrc.ac.uk>
To: "Booth, David \(HP Software - Boston\)" <dbooth@hp.com>, <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>

Hi David,

> I think the diagrams are helpful!  They are not quite what I 
> intended in
> my E2[1] though, so my E2 comment may still be relevant.  My 
> intent was
> to suggest saying something (very brief) at the *beginning* of the
> recipe, as a way to help the reader select the appropriate 
> recipe.  For
> example, in recipe 4 you might say something like:
> [[
> 	http://isegserv.itd.rl.ac.uk/VM/http-examples/example4/classA
> is 303-redirected to
> http://isegserv.itd.rl.ac.uk/VM/http-examples/example4-content
> /2005-10-3
> 1.html#classA
> or to 
> http://isegserv.itd.rl.ac.uk/VM/http-examples/example4-content
> /2005-10-3
> 1.rdf
> depending on the content type requested.
> ]]

Ok, I'll have a think about that.

> I do have one minor suggestion regarding client/server diagramming
> conventions.  In client-server diagrams, I personally think 
> it is better
> to standardize on having the client on the left and server on 
> the right.
> The reason for this is that most interactions are intiated by the
> client.  Thus, having the client on the left yields more of a
> left-to-right flow than if the server is always on the left.  (If you
> number the actions you will see what I mean.)  Obviously, 
> this is a very
> minor issue, and to a large extent it may simply reflect a matter of
> personal taste, but I offer this rationale in case it resonates.  Feel
> free to ignore it.

I'll put the clients on the left, best to be consistent with convention I agree.


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