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RE: Zope / IE5 interoperability report + nits

From: Lisa Lippert (Dusseault) (Exchange) <lisal@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 13:26:36 -0800
Message-ID: <FD7A762E588AD211A7BC00805FFEA54B01AD2B37@HYDRANT>
To: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>, Brian Lloyd <Brian@digicool.com>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Yes, we can document those as well, we did start the process with the
collection properties draft.  The process is a little confusing right now,


-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 1999 11:37 PM
To: Brian Lloyd
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Subject: Re: Zope / IE5 interoperability report + nits
Importance: High

Brian Lloyd wrote:
>   o IE5 sends a rather curious looking propfind request:

I saw this, too, but knew it was going to be there before looking :-)

Put 2 and 2 together: Lisa Lippert and Alex Hopmann (both of Microsoft)
have authored an Internet Draft for "Additional WebDAV Collection
Properties". Please see the URL:


>     I'm curious what these elements are:
>     <name/>
>     <parentname/>
>     <ishidden/>
>     <iscollection/>
>     <isreadonly/>
>     <contentclass/>
>     <lastaccessed/>
>     <isstructureddocument/>
>     <defaultdocument/>
>     <isroot/>

The I.D. covers defaultdocument, iscollection, ishidden, and

This does leave the status of name, parentname, isreadonly,
contentclass, lastaccessed, and isroot up in the air. I can guess at
several of them, but it would be nice if MSFT could document them.

>     ...I don't see them in the spec, yet IE5 is asserting them to
>     be in the 'DAV:' namespace. Are these revenants of an older draft,
>     or from other works-in-progress (adv. collections, etc.)?

Part work in progress. Part "aggressive use" of the DAV: namespace :-)

Hrm. Looks like I need to get the property registry set up on


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Monday, 22 March 1999 16:26:47 UTC

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