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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-propfind-space-00.txt

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 16:47:45 -0700
Message-ID: <37E2D321.102BC7BC@lyra.org>
To: francis@ecal.com
CC: dav <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Internet-Drafts@ietf.org wrote:
> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
> This draft is a work item of the WWW Distributed Authoring and Versioning Working Group of the IETF.
>         Title           : WebDAV PROPFIND Extension To List Specified Namespaces
>         Author(s)       : J. Stracke
>         Filename        : draft-ietf-webdav-propfind-space-00.txt
>         Pages           : 6
>         Date            : 16-Sep-99
> This document specifies an extension to the [WEBDAV] PROPFIND method
> to permit a WebDAV client to request all properties which belong to a
> specified namespace or namespaces.

This is quite cool, and mod_dav could easily support something like

Just a few comments:

* rather than specifying the uri as an XML attribute, shouldn't it be
part of the elem contents? [I think I saw an argument somehwere (by
Yaron?) that stated is was "best form" to avoid attributes that are
specifiers, rather than modifiers]

* do you want to explicitly state that <DAV:namespaces> can only appear
as a child of <DAV:allprop> and <DAV:propname> ?

* your sample request in 5.2 has the propname/propfind end-elements


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Friday, 17 September 1999 19:57:12 UTC

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