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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
directories.  This draft is a work item of the WWW Distributed
Authoring and Versioning Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: WebDAV Advanced Collections Protocol
	Author(s)	: J. Slein
	Filename	: draft-ietf-webdav-collection-reqts-02.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 29-May-98

The base WebDAV protocol [Goland et al., 1998] provides basic support
for collections.  It defines a MKCOL method for creating collections
and specifies how other HTTP and WebDAV methods interact with
collections.  It supports only internal members of collections, which
it defines as members whose URIs are immediately relative to the URI of
the Collection.

Many applications, however, need more powerful collections. There are
Two areas in particular where more powerful functionality is Often
needed: referential members and ordering.

this draft specifies extensions to the base WebDAV protocol to support
these more powerful collections.

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