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From Donald Ball <>
Subject RE: Cocoon2 Design
Date Mon, 05 Jun 2000 20:47:57 GMT
On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Neeme Praks wrote:

> > Headers should be orthogonal to the HTTP action requested.
> sorry, you lost me here... "orthogonal to" means "independent of"?

"orthogonal to" technically means perpendicular to, but in mathematical
cirlces, yes, it's used to mean independent of. one could say that
elements in different namespaces are orthogonal to each other. stefano
likes to overuse it though ;) that and ergodic, though he's gotten off
that trip lately. heehee.

- donald

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