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RE: Core versioning issues and nits

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 2001 14:58:33 -0800
To: "Ietf-Dav-Versioning@W3. Org" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>, "Geoffrey M. Clemm" <geoffrey.clemm@rational.com>
Message-ID: <CNEEJCPIOLHKIOFNFJDPCEBMCDAA.lisa@xythos.com>

>
>    From: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>
>
>    In fact, it's not so much that that URLs are scarce, but
> that good user
>    interfaces are difficult.  How do I explain what URL namespaces are
>    reserved for special-purpose resources like VRs, VHRs, or
> (to take an
>    example from another realm) principals?  At least you
> could give me a
>    good error message to return when users try to create new
> resources or
>    collections in reserved namespaces!
>
> I think that a 405 status return, along with an Allow header
> indicating
> what MKxxx method would succeed in this space (if any) gives you
> all the information you can really use.

How about "DAV:reserved-namespace" as a status message, with 405 as the
response code?

lisa
Received on Monday, 5 February 2001 17:59:40 GMT

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