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3.5: VERSION-CONTROL response codes

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@greenbytes.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 10:32:17 +0200
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The VERSION-CONTROL method -- when applied to a versionable but not yet
version-controlled resource, creates one or two new resources (being the
checked-in version and optionall the version history resource).

I'd like to see the definition in 3.5 extended to

- allow a 201 to be returned when new resources were created (see [1])

- define that in this case, the Location header should point to the version
being created

- define an optional response body (DAV:version-control-response) that
contains references to the resources being created, such as:

<version-control-response xmlns="DAV:">

(similar marshalling may also be needed for other methods that create new

[1] <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2616.html#rfc.section.10.2.2>
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