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Re: New version of PEP specification available!

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 1997 18:59:25 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.3.32.19970718185925.00b3ac50@pop.w3.org>
To: Terry Allen <tallen@sonic.net>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
At 03:32 PM 7/18/97 -0700, Terry Allen wrote:
>Ah, sorry, wrong list.  But it's a good question anyway; what is
>the advantage of PEP in the context of WEBDAV, and could you not
>acheive the same or better functionality using XML markup?

In the context of WEBDAV, it allows applications to specify additional
semantics on top of DAV which can be used to extend specific features like
locks, reservations, and how to manipulate metainformation, etc., and also
to query whether a server does DAV and at what level.

Henrik

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