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Re: New "200 OK" status codes, PATCH & PROPFIND

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 10:54:02 -0700
Message-Id: <990F08E9-4DCF-4CCE-B56E-F79C7F245817@osafoundation.org>
Cc: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Aug 7, 2007, at 8:57 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
>> ...
>>>> Both should return the same ETag witch is that of the PROPGET  
>>>> results.
>>> Why would they return the same ETag?
>> Because PROPATCH changes the properties, not the "object". But  
>> this use
>> of ETag doesn't fit WebDAV very well..
> The distinction between a WebDAV resource and its properties is fuzzy.
> For instance, some "live properties" depend on the HTTP resource  
> (such as DAV:getetag :-), others depend on locks.

And one very fun property implemented in MS software depends on *the  
URL used to access the resource* -- the property value is "the last  
segment of the URL used".

-- lisa
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2007 17:54:10 GMT

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