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Re: MKCOL for making collections

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:13:21 +0100
Cc: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <4BCA3ED6-E696-44EF-9984-34A45FB2ED6E@bblfish.net>
To: Alexandre Bertails <bertails@w3.org>

On 22 Jan 2013, at 16:11, Alexandre Bertails <bertails@w3.org> wrote:

> 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.

All browsers to JavaScript now, right? Is it difficult to send a
PATCH or MKCOL in javascript? 

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

Social Web Architect
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