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From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 1999 16:47:53 -0400
Message-ID: <37F91279.5CAAF926@ecal.com>
To: WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Jim Whitehead wrote:

> One rule in the DTD states:
>     <!ELEMENT propstat (prop, status, responsedescription?) >
> I suggest that this is modified to read
>     <!ELEMENT propstat (status, responsedescription?, prop) >
> so that streaming clients can retrieve the status of a property before they
> retireve the property itself

Hmm.  Is there anybody out there whose code this would break? I know my client
code wouldn't mind; it passes the entire entity to an XML parser and then,
given a propstat element, asks the parser "OK, give me the first status element
and the first prop element".

|John Stracke    | http://www.ecal.com |My opinions are my own.|
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