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From Simon Kitching <skitch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VFS] questions and suggestions
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 10:14:47 GMT
On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 12:06 +0200, Mario Ivankovits wrote:
> >>> Suggestion : adding a capability to deal with I/O services
> >> Or implement your own (virtual) directory called "services"?
> >> eg
> >> xmldb://host/services/service_name?param=value&param=value
> > I don't like this solution because :
> > -it's a hack, I prefer more formal solutions ; the XML:DB spec offers 
> > specific means to get a service, not arbitrary URIs
> > -what happened if a real directory called "services" already exists ?
> You could also use a special scheme for this purpose, say: 
> xmldbsvc://host/service_name/......

Just a thought: mapping a directory to a "service" looks rather like a
linux "mount". Or even more like a HURD "translator".

Regards,

Simon


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