[Fwd: Re: [Ex-plain] Origins of F&N]

Ray Denenberg rden at loc.gov
Thu Mar 28 16:41:42 CET 2002


(I posted this but it got held up for "moderator
approval". Trying again.)

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Ex-plain] Origins of F&N
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 10:07:59 -0500
From: Ray Denenberg <rden at loc.gov>
Organization: Library Of Congress
References:
<200203281132.LAA13849 at wells.tecc.co.uk>

Yes it was Mark. 

It was at a ZIG meeting (San Antonio, 2000). Look
at
http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/agency/zig/meetings/texas/zweb-report.html
The "Distributed Directory" was really the Friends
and Neighbors, as Mark called it, and he
originally suggested it.

Look also at 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-zig/2000Jun/thread.html

the thread "Z39.50 Server List" DTD, beginning
with
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-zig/2000Jun/0002.html

--Ray

Mike Taylor wrote:
> 
> There remain a few places in the Overview and DTD Commentary where
> I've had to leave ### markers because I lack the necessary background
> information.  I'd like now to get all of these sorted out before the
> ZIG, so I am going to send a sequence of short messages each asking a
> single question.  Swift responses much appreciated!
> 
> Here's the first.
> 
> Was it in fact Mark Hinnenbusch that first proposed F&N, as the
> Overview suggests?  Is there an email message in a web archive?
> 
>  _/|_    _______________________________________________________________
> /o ) \/  Mike Taylor   <mike at miketaylor.org.uk>   www.miketaylor.org.uk
> )_v__/\  "The One-Page Principle: a specification that will not fit
>          on one page of 8.5x11 inch paper cannot be understood" --
>          Mark Ardis.
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