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LABEL method and Multi-Status

From: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:17:56 +0200
Message-ID: <44E9DCB4.6070702@re.be>
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org


For the LABEL method RFC 3253 says:

"If a Depth header is included and the request fails
on any resource, the response MUST be a 207 Multi-Status
that identifies all resources for which the request has

For the COPY method RFC 2518 says:

"If an error in executing the COPY method occurs with a
resource other than the resource identified in the
Request-URI then the response MUST be a 207 (Multi-Status)."

This seems to be inconsistent. Contrary to the LABEL method,
the COPY would not return a Multi-Status if the Request-URI
is the only one with an error or when the Depth header is "0",
in which case there can't be another resource with an error.


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