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:zz,osmic,tpub: Referential Contents in ZZ
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- Subject: :zz,osmic,tpub: Referential Contents in ZZ
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 23:15:30 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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I know, but I wasn't thinking of a URL.
Consider the references in OSMIC-- they're not
to URLs; they're to specific byte ranges in the
primedia scroll and to specific operations in the Oplist.
We could encapsulate these somehow in a URL,
but consider that to get a specific portion of
the primedia we would have to have a CGI script
on the server.
(This is, incidentally, what we're trying to do with
What I had had in mind was different-- a local
primedia scroll and references within it. (When
a cell is exported, however, that complicates it,
since the primedia would have to be exported as well,
probably with its cosmic address...
Definitely a problem to be Slept On, do you agree?
At 08:02 AM 10/2/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Ted Nelson wrote:
>> I didn't know you meant referential across the *net*!
>> Prob. a good idea, but maybe not immediate.
>Once you put in -any- referential, as long as it's encoded like a URL,
>it doesn't matter if it's on the same hard disk or somebody else's
>server really. The issues are all the same!
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