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Re: [Ietf-caldav] [Fwd: draft-reschke-http-addmember-00]

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 21:01:55 +0100
Message-ID: <421B8FB3.6050102@gmx.de>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, CalDAV DevList <ietf-caldav@osafoundation.org>, WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> On Feb 22, 2005, at 5:37 AM, Mark Baker wrote:
> 
>> Ah, so you're saying that ADDMEMBER isn't uniform?
> 
> 
> Actually, no, I was saying that ADDMEMBER as currently defined
> is identical to POST.  Julian said that it wasn't identical because
> his client would be able to expect one semantic, namely that a
> 201 result would cause the webdav collection to contain a new
> member with the given media type.  That implies an additional
> requirement that the target be a webdav collection, which isn't
> uniform at all.

I'm not sure how you get to that conclusion. ADDMEMBER (as proposed) 
doesn't require the target resouce to be a WebDAV collection.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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