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Re: Simplifying RFC-2518 Locking: A proposal

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 11:25:53 -0400
Message-ID: <380B3C01.3B275FC5@ecal.com>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
jamsden@us.ibm.com wrote:

> <JimW>
> A collection can also have a body as its state. This body would be affected
> by a lock.
> </JimW>
> I understand a MKCOL method can include an entity request body, but the use of
> that body is not yet defined in WebDAV. I believe the spec says something about
> the body being used to create initial members of the collection. I dont remember
> anything about a collection having a body. Servers can define what GET on a
> collection means, but this (by convention) usually means returning the body of
> some distinguished member of the collection, the index page or some such thing.

Yes, and that's the body of the collection.

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