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Re: Access to Audit log

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 10:51:22 -0700
Message-Id: <afa8e1a606021004a486@[128.195.21.209]>
To: Barbara Bazemore <barbarab@pcdocs.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
>While it is not mandatory for a server to support an audit log, it is
>very common.  Most document access clients provide a "Show History"
>feature.   Therefore I need a standard way to ask for audit log
>entries pertaining to a particular document, user or date-time range.
> I didn't see audit log access anywhere in the WebDAV requirements.  I
>would consider this a requirement for a useful WebDAV server.

For versioned resources, there is a requirement (5.9.2.7) which states that
the version topology for a version graph must be retrievable.  This gives
you predecessor and successor relationships for each member of a version
graph.

What type of information is typically included in an audit log?  What are
the use scenarios for this information?  Why do you feel there needs to be
an interoperability specification for this information?

- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 21 May 1997 14:00:12 GMT

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