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RE: DAV: header values

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 10:25:14 -0700 (PDT)
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@Rational.Com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10005181023340.30453-100000@nebula.lyra.org>
I'm fine with this.

Note that mod_dav 0.9.17 (and the next release, 1.0.0) already uses a
Coded-URL in the DAV: header. Specifically a mod_dav response looks like:

    DAV: 1,2,<http://apache.org/dav/propset/fs/1>


Cheers,
-g

On Thu, 18 May 2000, Clemm, Geoff wrote:
> I'd probably vote for
> 
>   extend = Coded-URL | token
> 
> so that standard DAV defined extensions can be specified in a terse form.
> 
> Cheers,
> Geoff
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 5:37 PM
> To: Juergen Reuter
> Cc: jjh@ira.uka.de; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: Re: DAV: header values 
> 
> 
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Juergen Reuter wrote:
> > P.S.:
> > 
> > However, the rule
> > 
> >    extend = Coded-URL
> > 
> > should be fine, because the rule
> > 
> >    Coded-URL = "<" absoluteURI ">"
> > 
> > implies that, as soon as you have encountered a "<", you can
> > accept as many "," as you find, belonging all to the absoluteURI,
> > until you finally reach a ">". (I suppose that is the reason why
> > people think that the brackets are needed. :-))
> 
> Exactly!
> 
> All righty then... I'll resubmit my proposal:
> 
>    extend = "<" absoluteURI ">"
> 
> 
> For semantic purposes, I expanded Coded-URL since we will certainly have
> URI values in there (e.g. DAV:bindings) rather than URLs. In an If:
> header, the "URL" term makes sense.
> 
> Back to my original point, then: does anybody see a problem if I updated
> mod_dav to use the following DAV: header:
> 
>   DAV: 1,2,<http://apache.org/dav/0.9.16>
> 
> ??
> 
> Cheers,
> -g
> 
> -- 
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
> 

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Thursday, 18 May 2000 13:26:24 GMT

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