Re: WWW meta indexes (proposal)

Martijn Koster <>
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Subject: Re: WWW meta indexes (proposal)
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 25 Oct 1993 23:21:02 EST." <9310260421.AA03392@austin.BSDI.COM>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1993 16:01:15 +0000
From: Martijn Koster <>

> ...
> The full IAFA draft covers all kinds of information (abstracts,
> packages, news and mailing list archives, etc).  Once we have a
> list of servers in place, we can worry about the other stuff.
> We just need to keep in it mind.

After reading the draft I'm a bit confused where your proposal fits in.
If you want to have only server information (hardly usfeull IMHO) you
wouldn't need the "Index: " line, so I assume you are also after the
contents (URLs).

They correspond more to the "Document Abstracts" section of the IAFA
draft, and that proposes records with >1 fields, which is what I argued
for before (albeit with fields more specificly for a WWW context).

-- Martijn
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