> Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 13:58:32 +0000
> From: Ashley Sanders <[log in to unmask]>
>> Surely one of these is unnecessary ?.
> If so, then one of:
> would also be unnecessary. Actually I think we need all
> four so the user/programmer can be explicit in her intentions
> and need not rely on a default that a server may or may not
> have implemented.
Based on your suggestion, Ashley, and on subsequent Editorial Board
discussion, we've revised the index-modifiers listed in the sorting
As you'll see, we ended up plumping for explicitness over brevity --
not my own favourite approach, but the closest thing to a consensus.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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