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RE: New Requirements Draft

From: Martin J. Dürst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 1997 12:56:04 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
cc: "'Andre van der Hoek'" <andre@bigtime.cs.colorado.edu>, slein@wrc.xerox.com, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970828124927.4383Z-100000@enoshima>
On Wed, 27 Aug 1997, Yaron Goland wrote:

> I don't see how we avoid that particular solution if we are going to use
> the HTTP protocol. With versioning we had a clean slate, the http
> protocol has nothing to say on the topic. The only mention was the
> content-version header and that has been removed from the spec. The same
> can not be said for variants where HTTP has some very specific things to
> say on the subject. We are very constrained in this area and we must
> address how those constraints effect DAV.

We are indeed somewhat constrained. But as you say, we must
*address* how those constraints effect DAV. Throwing any mention
of it out of the requirements draft is an easy-way-out non-
solution.

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Thursday, 28 August 1997 06:57:45 GMT

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