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RE: DAV properties, compliance requirements

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 16:24:12 -0800
To: Joe Orton <joe@orton.demon.co.uk>, WEBDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002601be7c9f$21ca4160$d115c380@ics.uci.edu>

> Section 13 of 2518:
> 13.1 and 13.2 both have "should be defined"... should those "should"s be
> "SHOULD"s?

Probably.  Although, reflecting on it, I can't recall why these were made
SHOULDs, and not MUSTs.  I seem to recall a conversation where we felt some
embedded servers might not want to provide storage for these properties, but
this doesn't seem to be an especially strong rationale.

> The other 13.x sections have clear compliance requirements,
> apart from 13.8 (lockdiscovery) which is a tad vague, maybe the
> requirement from section 6.6 could be copied here?

Well, I'm opposed to copying the requirement over (it leads to problems down
the road editing the requirements), but a cross-reference back to 6.6 seems
to be in order.

- Jim
Received on Thursday, 1 April 1999 19:33:06 UTC

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