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Trove Design Document

by Eric S. Raymond

$Id: trove-design.m4,v 1.16 1998/06/25 15:49:23 esr Exp $

Trove is a next-generation Internet software archiving facility, intended to supplant the classical FTP-tree-with-decorations model. This document describes the history, design, architecture, and user interface of Trove. It is a work in progress, intended both to guide implementation and to document the project.

1. Introduction

2. Objectives and Architecture

3. User Interface Design

4. Security and Authentication

5. TRL Language Reference

6. Data Formats

7. Recent Changes

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