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Re: Protocol Action: HTTP Extensions for Distributed Authoring -- WEBDAV to Proposed Standard

From: Adel Taweel <adel@cs.keele.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 10:28:54 +0000
Message-ID: <365D2D65.CF8D336F@cs.keele.ac.uk>
To: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
CC: RFC Editor <rfc-editor@isi.edu>, Internet Architecture Board <iab@isi.edu>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
I wonder where I can find this document..

Thanks
Adel

The IESG wrote:

> The IESG has approved the Internet-Draft 'HTTP Extensions for
> Distributed Authoring -- WEBDAV' <draft-ietf-webdav-protocol-10.txt> as
> a Proposed Standard.  This document is the product of the WWW
> Distributed Authoring and Versioning Working Group.
>
> Note: this document was originally Last Called with the title
> 'Extensions for Distributed Authoring and Versioning on the World Wide
> Web -- WEBDAV' which was changed at the request of the AD.
>
> The IESG contact persons are Keith Moore and Patrik Faltstrom.
>
> Technical Summary
>
>  This document defines extensions to the HTTP/1.1 protocol (new
>  methods, data types, request header fields, response header fields,
>  and status codes) to allow for the creation and management of
>  HTTP-accessible resources, properties of such resources, and named
>  collections of such resources. The intent is to allow for such
>  management via the HTTP protocol, as opposed to traditional means of
>  management such as directly manipulating the underlying file store.
>
> Working Group Summary
>
>  This document represents a great deal of careful compromise, and
>  describes a subset of the originally intended features, but the
>  working group has reached consensus on the result.
>
> Protocol Quality
>
>  Keith Moore reviewed the spec for IESG.



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