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Re: Etag-on-write, 4rd attempt (== IETF draft 03), was: I-D ACTION:draft-reschke-http-etag-on-write-03.txt

From: Helge Hess <helge.hess@opengroupware.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 00:08:32 +0100
Message-Id: <89970899-6B8A-4023-8AE2-7DA1AF5080BD@opengroupware.org>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

On Nov 6, 2006, at 20:18, Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wrote:
> Yes, you can make sure your iCalendar generation is deterministic,  
> but if you change the software, you need to change the strong ETags  
> for every resource on your server along with it.  That's inane.

Thinking about it, I suppose it isn't that insane or impractical.

If the binary representation changes if the software changes, you  
"just" need to embed a software version identifier in the etag? (eg  
the iCal generation framework version [A/B/C...]) That doesn't sound  
too hard / inappropriate.

Helge Hess
Received on Monday, 6 November 2006 23:09:16 UTC

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