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Re: REPORTS

From: Peter Raymond <Peter.Raymond@merant.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2001 18:27:26 +0100
Message-ID: <3B99037E.C18A5EE5@merant.com>
To: Eric Sedlar <Eric.Sedlar@oracle.com>
CC: "'DeltaV'" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Hi,

Section 3.1.5 defines the DAV:supported-report-set property, I believe you
should query this property (PROPFIND) and see if the expand property report
is returned.

Regards,
Peter Raymond - MERANT.

Eric Sedlar wrote:

> What's the official way to see if expand-property is supported?  Just
> to try it?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:ietf-dav-versioning-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Tim Ellison
> > Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 1:03 PM
> > To: 'DeltaV'
> > Subject: RE: REPORTS
> >
> >
> > "John Hall" <johnhall@xythos.com> wrote:
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: John Hall [mailto:johnhall@evergo.net]
> > > Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 9:58 AM
> > > To: 'Tim Ellison'; 'DeltaV'
> > > Subject: RE: REPORTS
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > There were no objections raised in the meeting or when the
> > > > minutes were published.  I'd consider that a consensus.
> > >
> > >
> > > It was the equivalent of slipping language in a bill at
> > > reconciliation time, without debate, after midnight when
> > > everyone else had gone home, then rushing the bill out for
> > > signature before anyone noticed.
> >
> > Hey, if you can run a country that way, I'm sure we can write a spec like
> > that<g>
> >
> > > MAY is more appropriate than SHOULD given the late date at
> > > which the change was made, the manner of the change, and the
> > > fact that a commercial implementation of the spec will not be
> > > implementing this report and will recommend that clients who
> > > wish to be interoperable avoid it as well.
> > >
> > > And if there is no difference between MAY and SHOULD, then
> > > there should be no objection to making it MAY.
> >
> > Let's agree on what it _ought_ to say rather than on the process that got
> > us to this point or what you will recommend.
> >
> > Given that the report will be useful in a number of interesting
> > scenarios I
> > think it is a useful optimization that servers SHOULD implement.
> > Note that
> > clients are free not use use it, and servers are free not to implement it
> > and both will be within the spec.  But servers should be encouraged to
> > implement it and clients should be encouraged to look for it and use it.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tim
> >
> >
Received on Friday, 7 September 2001 13:29:09 GMT

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