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Resolved: OPTION_WITH_DEPTH

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 10:51:32 -0700
To: "WebDAV WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AMEPKEBLDJJCCDEJHAMIOEFMCNAA.ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Since there have been two voices against, and none in favor, I'm going to
record this issue as resolved.  The status quo will continue, the
specification will be silent on this issue, neither providing support for
OPTION with Depth, nor forbidding it.

- Jim

Jason Crawford writes:
> Unless someone speaks out vigorously in favor of OPTIONS with
> depth header,
> I suggest that we remain silent on that (to leave ourselves this option in
> the future) and leave it on the issues list.

Geoff Clemm writes:
> I agree with Jason.  Until a pressing need is identified for this
> feature, I would not introduce it in the next rev. of the spec.
> In the versioning protocol, we have been using live properties to
> reflect information that varies from resource to resource, while
> using OPTIONS only for information about "capabilities of the server",
> i.e. information that is the same for all resources implemented
> by a given server.
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