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RE: Hierarchical URLs and Collections

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 23:26:39 PDT
To: "Yaron Goland" <yarong@microsoft.com>, "'Slein, Judith A'" <JSlein@crt.xerox.com>, "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Cc: "Falkenhainer, Brian" <Brian_Falkenhainer@mc.xerox.com>, "Garnaat, Mitchell" <MGarnaat@crt.xerox.com>, "'Jim Davis'" <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, "Jim Whitehead (E-mail)" <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Message-ID: <002801bdcb3a$52fe9680$aa66010d@copper.parc.xerox.com>
> The property solution suffers from the problems identified, thus making it
> unsuitable for standardization especially in face of the more complete
> solution the versioning group is tasked with providing.

All of the problems you identified were problems with using PROPPATCH,
not with using PROPFIND. So how does a read-only property suffer from
'the problems identified', when all of those problems are problems associated
with writing.

As for 'the more complete solution the versioning group is tasked with
providing', this is a classic 'reducing to a previously unsolved problem'.

In fact, this doesn't seem to have much to do with versioning at all,
so it's not clear how the versioning group is tasked to providing a solution
to it.
Received on Wednesday, 19 August 1998 02:26:40 UTC

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