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Re: webdav-collection-protocol-00: can we dispense with Mandatory?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 15:34:26 -0700
To: Judith Slein <slein@wrc.xerox.com>
cc: Jim Davis <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <9806111534.aa06005@paris.ics.uci.edu>
>Thanks for the explanations and advice.  The changes I would make based on
>your comments are:
> 
>1. to specify a new ADDREF method for adding referential members to
>collections.
>
>2. to get rid of all mentions of M-PUT, M-COPY, and M-MOVE that are
>currently scattered through the spec, and instead add an implementation
>note for clients suggesting that they use the Mandatory Extensions Spec for
>cases where they want to be sure that the request fails if the headers are
>not understood.

Yep, that's exactly what I was thinking.  That will also make it clearer
what the new protocol is instead of what it looks like after the
prefix munging of Mandatory.

....Roy
Received on Thursday, 11 June 1998 19:28:56 GMT

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