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is DAV:getcontenttype read only?

From: Jim Davis <jdavis@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 07:58:37 PST
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To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
The spec (13.5) does not say whether the DAV:getcontenttype property is
readonly or not.  In mod_dav it is, in PyDAV it is not.

I claim it should not be read-only, as the client (who stored the resource
via PUT) has better knowledge of the server (which can, at best, be relying
on resource name heuristics to guess the content type).
Received on Wednesday, 18 November 1998 11:28:06 UTC

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