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RE: Re: What is a supported property?

From: Tim Ellison <tim@peir.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 21:17:51 +0100
To: "Ietf-Dav-Versioning" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FDEHJMOEIDFPFLBKEICGKEAJCBAA.tim@peir.com>
> I think we agree to disagree on the complexity issues of
> extending DAV:resourcetype as compared to DAV:supported-live-
> property-set.

Ok.

> DAV:supported-live-property-set will by definition be extended
> by every future extension to the DAV protocol family. That means
> it will automatically have new members with every extension.

Agreed.

> These new members will change the way how clients interpret
> the value of DAV:supported-live-property-set, e.g. its semantics.

I disagree.  The property still means the set of supported live properties
no matter what the size of the set.

> > How much more difficult is it to look for multiple values than single
> > values?
>
> Real world example: my client has to detect and work with lock-null
> resources.

[Snipped problems with IIS, mod_dav and HTTP servers in general.]

> Does my client have to work with those servers? It sure does!
>
> Would I be glad for a resource type lock-null? Take a wild guess.

That won't fix the server implementations.

Tim
Received on Friday, 22 June 2001 16:17:53 GMT

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