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Re: server applying PUT to a resource other than the request-URI

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 01:33:36 +0200
Message-ID: <49025B50.90901@gmx.de>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
CC: henrik@henriknordstrom.net, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Brian Smith wrote:
> But, this doesn't work for WebDAV and extensions of it. For WebDAV you
> *must* let the client choose the name. Otherwise, your server isn't a WebDAV
> server.

That's not totally correct. WebDAV doesn't require that any WebDAV 
collection supports PUT for on direct members (for create).

Of course right now most servers do that, and clients do rely on it, but 
it's not something that WebDAV requires anymore than, for instance, HTTP 
or AtomPub.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 24 October 2008 23:34:18 GMT

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