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RE: Namespace consistency

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 1998 20:43:56 PDT
To: "Jim Davis" <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>, "WebDAV WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000701bde05b$10ad98e0$15d0000d@copper-208.parc.xerox.com>

> > I think we should require all collections below a DAV-compliant
> >resource to also be DAV-compliant.  So, while it's OK to not be
> >DAV-compliant looking up a hierarchy tree, looking down the tree from a
> >DAV-compliant location should always be DAV-compliant. 
> Strongly agree.

So a DAV-compliant resource can't be, say, a CGI script? Even in
'advanced DAV'?

If I have http://a/b/c/ and I want to add a CGI such that
 http://a/b/c/d is indirectly http://a/b/c/d.cgi, where
'd.cgi' computes a query, you might have http://a/b/c/d?e .
Now, is http://a/b/c/d.cgi a 'member' of http://a/b/c/ ?

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