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Re: LABEL method and Multi-Status

From: Manfred Baedke <manfred.baedke@greenbytes.de>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:32:52 +0200
Message-ID: <44E9E034.6060006@greenbytes.de>
To: werner.donne@re.be
CC: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org

Hi Werner,

if COPY failed for the resource identified by the request uri, it could 
not be successful for any resource. This is not the case with LABEL.


Werner Donné wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> failed."
> 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.
> Regards,
> Werner.
Received on Monday, 21 August 2006 16:33:16 UTC

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