[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.)

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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
<200203281132.LAA13849 at wells.tecc.co.uk>

Yes it was Mark. 

It was at a ZIG meeting (San Antonio, 2000). Look
The "Distributed Directory" was really the Friends
and Neighbors, as Mark called it, and he
originally suggested it.

Look also at 

the thread "Z39.50 Server List" DTD, beginning


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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