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RE: The Depth header...

From: Clemm, Geoff <gclemm@rational.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 09:27:17 -0400
Message-ID: <3906C56A7BD1F54593344C05BD1374B1042AB5CB@SUS-MA1IT01>
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
   From: Tim Ellison [mailto:Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com]

   Peter Raymond <Peter.Raymond@merant.com>

   >>> The second issue I have with the depth header is they way it is
   >>> defined inconsistently on each method that uses it....for
   >>> example on the UPDATE method if depth is not specified then
   >>> Depth: infinity is assumed...

   > "The request-URL identifies the set of possible update targets.  If
   > Depth:0 is specified, the request-URL is the only possible update
   > target; otherwise, any member of the configuration rooted at the
   > request-URL is a possible update target."

   The deep operations only make sense when the request body includes a
   DAV:label-name element.

   I agree that the default should be depth zero.

I agree as well.  I'll make that change unless anyone objects.

Received on Friday, 7 September 2001 09:16:18 UTC

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