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RE: questions about WebDAV methods

From: Peter Pierrou <Peter.Pierrou@excosoft.se>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 12:38:44 +0200
To: <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, <takeyama@purple.gits.waseda.ac.jp>
Message-ID: <NEBBJFBGINCJFCFMMAJAAEANCDAA.Peter.Pierrou@excosoft.se>

> TAKEYAMA Jumpei <takeyama@purple.gits.waseda.ac.jp> wrote:
> 
> > I am new to this list and I would like to ask some questions.
> > 1. Is there any way to apply any kinds of WebDAV methods, such as
> > PROPFIND, LOCK, etc., to a specific part of the content, for example,
> > a specific node in an xml document?
> 
> No, all the methods apply to an entire resource.

Would it not be possible, if the server supports it, to map a part of an XML document with
the URL, by using xpointer as an example?

http://server/files/file.xml/descendant(1, 'paragraph')

If the server can handle a lock on a part of a document that would make sense.

Peter Pierrou
Received on Friday, 15 June 2001 06:38:47 GMT

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