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RE: Proposal for Merge Header and Attribute

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 14:57:25 -0800
Message-ID: <11352BDEEB92CF119F3F00805F14F485026B72B9@RED-44-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Roy T. Fielding'" <fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
The Merge header specifies no action. It is strictly a description. It
is the clients way of saying "The following resource is the result of
merging the following resources."

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Roy T. Fielding [SMTP:fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU]
> Sent:	Tuesday, March 25, 1997 11:45 AM
> To:	Yaron Goland
> Cc:	w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: Proposal for Merge Header and Attribute 
> >There is currently no mechanism for the user to inform the server
> that
> >the entity they are PUTing is the result of a merge between a number
> of
> >other resources.
> Then define Derived-From such that it consists of a list of URL/Etag
> or Content-Version pairs.  "Merge" would mix action with description.
> .....Roy
Received on Wednesday, 26 March 1997 00:33:52 UTC

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