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Re: Issue: ALLPROP_AND_COMPUTED

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 18:14:34 -0700
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010504181434.D1374@lyra.org>
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 11:52:05PM +0100, Tim_Ellison@uk.ibm.com wrote:
> "Jason Crawford" <ccjason@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > If this is actually the pivotal concern, I think the best you can
> > do just warn people of the potential cost that we see of using allprop.
> > From there on in, let time tell if it's really a problem.  If we discover
> > it is, let's *really* solves the problem then.  I'm willing to remove
> > ALLPROP, but it doesn't sound like doing that really would solve the
> > problem and it's not clear if there is a problem.
> 
> I'm actually indifferent to removing allprop -- but I do think that the
> default for no body and no Depth: header being allprop depth infinity is
> bizzare.

That was an unfortunate choice. Even worse, I'm not sure how we can change
that without breaking clients and servers across the globe.

Cheers,
-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Friday, 4 May 2001 21:11:13 GMT

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