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RE: Label header vs PROPFIND depth 1

From: Tim Ellison <tim@ellison.name>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 19:12:18 +0100
To: "Deltav WG" <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FDEHJMOEIDFPFLBKEICGIEHACGAA.tim@ellison.name>
Julian wrote:

> "variant
> A resource may have one, or more than one, representation(s)
> associated with it at any given instant. Each of
> these representations is termed a 'variant.' Use of the term
> 'variant' does not necessarily imply that the resource
> is subject to content negotiation."
>
> So any representation you can GET on a URI is a variant of this resource.

Don't see how that follows.
If you delete a version-controlled resource it does not delete the version
resource -- they are different resources.

> > If DeltaV implies that a version is a variant of a version-controlled
> > resource then that must be fixed.
>
> I'd turn it around: if you strongly believe that a version should not be
> considered a variant of a resource, then at least the label
> header semantics must be removed from the spec.

I see no reason why the label: header cannot be defined to 'redirect' the
method to another resource.

Regards,
Tim
Received on Monday, 22 April 2002 14:12:31 GMT

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