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From: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 09:51:08 +0200
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> [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org]Im Auftrag von Clemm, Geoff
> 
>    > From: Jim Amsden [mailto:jamsden@us.ibm.com]
>    > 2) the difficulty clients will have in determining the
>    > type of the resource - they have to know the property
>    > semantics instead of relying on the server to hide these
>    > semantics,
> 
>    From: Tim Ellison
>    No, they just need to look and see if the properties and/or methods
>    are supported to correctly type the resource.  The latest draft of
>    the spec has an appendix that spells this out.
> 
> 
>    From: Jim Amsden
> 
>    The "semantics" I referred to above is checking for the existence
>    of some set of properties.
> 
> Just to be precise, the check is for whether the properties
> are supported, not whether or not they exist (i.e. a resource
> can support a property even if the property does not currently
> exist on that resource).

I knew I had not fully understood this. :(

The spec is silent about what a "supported" property is compared
to an "existing" property. 

Geoff, could you define exectly when a property is part of
the supported-live-property-set?

Is there a newer working draft than 15.1? Where can I get it?

Stefan
Received on Wednesday, 20 June 2001 03:51:12 GMT

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