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RE: Open Issues - Hierarchical Collections

From: Judith Slein <slein@wrc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 08:02:11 PST
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To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Well, I guess I'm suggesting that you don't want people to be able to lock a
collection.  Does that mean it can't be a resource?

Similar awkward questions arise about tree handles and version histories,
which people shouldn't be able to edit.


At 08:47 PM 2/7/97 PST, Yaron Goland wrote:
>I am currently working on the specification to allow for searching of
>collection contents. Collections are sets and thus are unordered. If you
>want compound documents collections are absolutely the wrong place to
>go. As for multiple, simultaneous users of collections, what problem are
>you concerned w/? It is up to the server to serialize commands.
>		Yaron
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org [SMTP:w3c-dist-auth@w3.org]
>>Sent:	Friday, February 07, 1997 12:32 PM
>>To:	Jim Whitehead
>>Cc:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
>>Subject:	Re: Open Issues - Hierarchical Collections
>>Here are a few other questions I had about hierarchical collections:
>>It should be possible to search a hierarchical collection based on attribute
>>values.  We might not want to provide methods for performing searches, but
>>we need to know that such searches are feasible.
>>Can members of a collection be ordered (so that collections can be used to
>>implement compound documents)? 
>>Can many people add objects to a collection and remove objects from a
>>collection at once? 
>>Name:			Judith A. Slein
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Name:			Judith A. Slein
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