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Re: WebDAV Bindings - Issue Yaron.MrIntegrity

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 11:46:55 -0800
To: "Slein, Judith A" <JSlein@crt.xerox.com>
cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <200001211146.aa21684@gremlin-relay.ics.uci.edu>
>There are applications that depend upon the integrity of bindings.  In
>particular, the versioning protocol being developed by the Delta-V working
>group depends upon it.  In versioning, there are many orthogonal ways of
>grouping information: by activity, by version tree, by configuration, etc.
>Clients depend upon the integrity of this information.

They depend on the integrity of versioned resources.  That is a
requirement on the resource, not on the protocol.  There is nothing
stopping delta-v from requiring that the bindings created for the
purpose of versioning be strongly bound and verifiable.

Received on Friday, 21 January 2000 14:47:03 UTC

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