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Re: MKCOL for making collections

From: Alexandre Bertails <bertails@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:11:26 -0500
Message-ID: <50FEAC1E.30502@w3.org>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
CC: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
On 01/22/2013 10:03 AM, Henry Story wrote:
> ISSUE-36: Can applications create new containers?
>
> We cannot make a collection by POSTing a doument on a collection, since that
> creates a resource. We therefore would need a different HTTP Method to do this.
>
> I suggest MKCOL from WebDAV, since it is already defined.
>
>
>     http://restpatterns.org/HTTP_Methods/MKCOL
>
>
> The content of the body, could be Triples that describe things
> that can be put into the collection. As it happens that is not
> defined yet it seems, so we can define it.
>
>    Any thoughts on that?  I'll try implementing that.

What browsers don't support verbs like MKCOL and PATCH?

This will require a fallback if you choose to go with such a strategy.

Alexandre.

>
> Henry
>
> Social Web Architect
> http://bblfish.net/
>
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