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Re: Versioning terminology

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 16:48:51 -0800
Message-Id: <af32a1302302100488a1@[]>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
>If we let our terminology be "version tree" and "member of a version tree",
>the requirements start looking something like this:
> Referring to a version tree. There should be a way to refer to a
>version tree as a whole.  Some queries do not apply only to one member of a
>version tree, but to the version tree as a whole.  Furthermore, some
>operations may affect all members of the tree, rather than any specific
>member.  In these cases, a way to refer to the whole version tree is required.
> Referring to specific members of a version tree. There should be a
>way to refer to each member of a version tree.  This means that each member
>of the tree is itself a resource. This is required for version-specific
>linking, and for non-versioning client support.
>And so on . . .

OK with me.

- Jim
Received on Thursday, 20 February 1997 20:08:49 UTC

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