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RE: Some problems with the WebDAV protocol (part 1: philosophy)

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Sun, 2 May 1999 16:19:04 -0700
To: Yoram Last <ylast@mindless.com>
Cc: WEBDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001be94f2$2b75f5e0$d115c380@ics.uci.edu>
Thank you for expressing your opinions.

> Like you said yourself, one can tunnel a whole protocol over POST. WebDAV
> *could* have been designed in this way. (This wouldn't be all that
> different from the way Microsoft's FrontPage currently works.)

Actually, this was the path that early WebDAV drafts adopted.  It was later
rejected by the members of the working group.

- Jim
Received on Sunday, 2 May 1999 19:24:21 UTC

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