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RE: proposed client and server options

From: Eric Sedlar <Eric.Sedlar@oracle.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 10:04:15 -0800
To: "Geoffrey M. Clemm" <geoffrey.clemm@rational.com>, <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLFOFMCKOOMBDHDBKCEMPCAAA.Eric.Sedlar@oracle.com>
I kind of agree with Greg that this belongs on the website rather
than in the RFC.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
> [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Geoffrey M.
> Clemm
> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2000 1:07 PM
> To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
> Subject: proposed client and server options
> 
> 
> 
> I propose that we add the following appendix to the protocol.
> I believe this should help address the concern that there are
> too many combinations of options.  In fact, if we get enough
> entries in this section, we might be able to trim down or combine
> some of the existing options.
> 
> Any objections, or suggestions for improving the wording?
> 
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> APPENDIX B: PROPOSED VERSIONING CLIENT AND SERVER OPTIONS
> 
> Although a server can implement any combination of versioning options,
> it is expected that certain options will commonly be implemented
> together.  In order to provide guidance to both client and server
> implementers, this appendix enumerates the option combinations
> currently being planned for client and server versioning
> implementations.
> 
> A client will have certain options that it requires and others that it
> supports.  The difference is that a client will simply give up on a
> server that does not provide options that it requires, while it will
> just not use options that it supports but which the server does not.
> 
> Note that this is just a statement of intent, and does NOT represent a
> commitment by any individual or organization to provide the specified
> versioning implementation.  An up-to-date version of this appendix can
> be found at <http://www.webdav.org/deltav/implementations.html>.
> 
> 24.1 Client AA
> - required options
> - supported options
> 
> 24.2 Server BB
> 
> 24.3 Server CC
> 
> 24.4 ...
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 20 December 2000 13:07:09 GMT

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