definition of registry

Elizabeth Auden eca at
Wed Apr 30 10:43:12 PDT 2003

Hi Bob,

> Don't let the lawyer jokes get to you, Elizabeth!

It's okay, I've got one too:

Q: Why won't sharks attack lawyers?
A: Professional courtesy.

And now back to registry definitions:

>     A registry is a dynamic database of metadata describing a set of
> Internet-available resources. A registry is used to identify and locate
> resources satisfying user-specified criteria, and to direct more
> detailed information requests to the relevant services.
> Helpful?

Very - thanks, Bob.  This is the definition that I'll pass on to Len if
there are no strenuous objections.


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