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RE: [ACL] Principal Identity

From: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 14:15:23 +0100
To: "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBKJABLJNMLJELONBKCENLDBAA.stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lisa Dusseault [mailto:lisa@xythos.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 7:40 AM
> To: Stefan Eissing; Jim Whitehead; Webdav WG
> Subject: RE: [ACL] Principal Identity
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> > The nice thing about allprop is that you get all the dead properties.
> > The bad thing about allprop is that you cannot see if a resource is
> > versioned/version or which methods it does support.
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> How do you know you can get all the dead properties?  'allprop' as defined
> in RFC2518 seems to have to change, yet we've not clearly defined a new
> behaviour.  In the meantime, I don't believe clients can rely on getting
> anything back in 'allprop' except the live properties defined in RFC2518.

Since no new behaviour is defined, I would expect servers to return all
dead properties on <allprop/>, yes.

I agree that the <propfind> mechanism should be enhanced. Therefore
our <include/> proposal, which does not claim to solve all issues.

//Stefan
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2001 08:14:33 GMT

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