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RE: [hwarncke@Adobe.COM: Re: [dav-dev] Depth Infinity Requests]

From: Dylan Barrell <dbarrell@opentext.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2000 14:24:30 -0400
To: "Tim Ellison/OTT/OTI" <Tim_Ellison@oti.com>
Cc: <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NEBBIBDBCLDPAGPIKGMCKEPBCLAA.dbarrell@opentext.com>
I agree on the refusal.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Ellison/OTT/OTI [mailto:Tim_Ellison@oti.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 1:56 PM
> To: dbarrell@opentext.com
> Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [hwarncke@Adobe.COM: Re: [dav-dev] Depth Infinity Requests]
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> That depends upon you definition of "require".  Give me depth 0
> and 1, and
> I'll give you infinity behavior<g>
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> The problem with choosing 'n' is that it does not resolve the infinity
> issue, since a client's view of a reasonable value for n may not
> match the
> server's idea of reasonable -- so there still needs to be a refusal
> response.
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> Tim
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> "Dylan Barrell" <dbarrell@opentext.com>
> 06-07-00 01:37 PM
> Please respond to dbarrell
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>         To:     "Tim Ellison/OTT/OTI" <Tim_Ellison@oti.com>,
> <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
>         cc:
>         Subject:        RE: [hwarncke@Adobe.COM: Re: [dav-dev]
> Depth Infinity Requests]
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> I believe that we either need a depth "n" argument or we need to leave the
> infinity.
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> Although there might be better solutions for Hartmut's problems that would
> best be covered by an extension to WebDAV, there are conceivably other
> operations that require more than simply depth 0 or depth 1.
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