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Re: Ideas: GETSRC & MULTIPUT

From: Hartmut Warncke <hwarncke@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 21:49:42 +0100
Message-ID: <3BDDC0E6.7D6BA9E9@adobe.com>
To: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
CC: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Jim,

a great idea, to my mind especially something like the GETSRC mechanism is
needed,

Best, Hartmut


Jim Whitehead wrote:

> I'm interested in the list's thoughts on two ideas for DAV improvements:
>
> The first is to introduce a GETSRC method to support access to the
> unprocessed source of a resource. This would decouple the dynamic response
> of a resource (GET) from its static source (GETSRC).
>
> The second is to introduce the MULTIPUT method to support "PUT with
> PROPPATCH" scenarios. MULTIPUT would accept some subset of multipart MIME
> packages and atomically write them to the server. This would support the
> update of a resource and its metadata in one transaction.
>
> - Jim
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