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RE: The Label header, and other issues raised since draft-14

From: <Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 11:31:43 +0100
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <80256A32.0039D695.00@d06mta07.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com>


"Jim Whitehead" <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu> wrote:

> > - Internationalizable display of labels:
> >
> > This actually has little to do with the label header, since you don't
> > use the label header to create labels, but rather use the body of the
> > LABEL method.  In the body of LABEL method, you can annotate the label
> > with as many internationalization attributes as it wishes, and you
> > query for labels with PROPFIND, which will give you all those
> > attributes back.
>
> Ah, this makes sense to me now. I agree that, since can set
> and retrieve the label information via properties, it is OK
> to state that the label *header* is in one (and only one)
> fixed encoding, and doesn't need a language or encoding tag.
> All you need to do is compare Unicode string values for exact
> equality. The ability to set and retrieve this with full
> encoding and language tagging information via the property
> mechanism makes all the difference.

Great -- this is what we were shooting for.

Tim
Received on Wednesday, 18 April 2001 06:32:39 GMT

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