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Re: [zzdev] URLs / referential contents of cells
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] URLs / referential contents of cells
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 20:51:07 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <19981002040844.A21463@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
I didn't know you meant referential across the *net*!
Prob. a good idea, but maybe not immediate.
At 04:08 AM 10/2/98 +1000, you wrote:
>My current project is the encapsulation, but the URLthingy is such
>a NEAT idea I can't stop thinking about it ...
>Thoughts so far:
> Extend URI::URL to grok osmic URLs.
> Write OSMIC::Client to fetch documents.
> How do we know how often to update the URLs? Every time we visit
> them is way too efnet ...
> To get a cell's contents, we check the first line with is_url(),
> if it is, we fetch it instead of displaying it.
> Maybe lines after the first can have other info like how ofnet to
> update, when we last fetched it ... etc?
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