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RE: [ACL] Searching principal properties proposal

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 17:49:00 +0200
To: "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>, <ACL@webdav.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCEEDEDDAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>
> From: acl-admin@webdav.org [mailto:acl-admin@webdav.org]On Behalf Of
> Keith Wannamaker
> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 5:26 PM
> To: ACL@webdav.org
> Subject: RE: [ACL] Searching principal properties proposal
>
>
> ...
>
> | In WebDAV, properties *may* have an xml:lang attribute.
> However, a property
> | always has a single value -- you can't have both <foobar
> xml:lang="de" />
> | and <foobar xml:lang="en" /> on the same resource.
> |
> | In theory, the language could be selected based on the request,
> but I don't
> | think that it would be a good idea to introduce this kind of
> semantics for
> | properties.
> |
> | REPORT however doesn't need to use properties to do the reporting, so we
> | don't have this restrictrion.
>
> In this case, since the principal-search-property element can only contain
> a single description element, I would think the server could safely use
> an xml:lang attribute.

Thinking of it:

would it be legal for a server to make the content of a computed property
depend on additional (language) information from the request?

(crossposted to the WebDAV list because it's a general RFC2518 issue).

Julian
Received on Monday, 8 October 2001 11:48:38 GMT

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