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RE: Microsoft WebFolders and resource type

From: Clemm, Geoff <gclemm@rational.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 08:28:18 -0400
Message-ID: <3906C56A7BD1F54593344C05BD1374B106C4A062@SUS-MA1IT01>
To: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Not only is DAV:version as a resourcetype not in RFC-3253,
it is explicitly forbidden in RFC-3253 (the DAV:resourcetype
of a version must be the same as the DAV:resourcetype of the
version-controlled resource that was checked in to create it).

And also note that this one done to some extent with the
WebFolders problem in mind ...  In particular RFC-3253 only
gives non-null DAV:resourcetype values to resources that have
no content (which means that it should cause no problem to
have them be treated as "folders" by WebFolders).

Cheers,
Geoff

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de]
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 6:19 AM
To: WebDAV
Subject: RE: Microsoft WebFolders and resource type


> From: Konstantin Knizhnik [mailto:KKnizhnik@togetherlab.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 3:34 AM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: [Moderator Action] Microsoft WebFolders and resource type
>
>
> Looks like, MS-Explorer treat each resource with not empty
> <DAV:resourcetype> as collection. For example, if resource type is
>
> <DAV:resourcetype>
> <DAV:version/>
> </DAV:resourcetype>
>
> this version is displayed as folder.
> Does anybody knows how to solve the problem and make
> this version visible as normal file (not folder) in MS-Explorer?

a) AFAIK, there's no workaround for this particular problem in Microsoft's
compliant. Keep complaing to them.

b) But: why are you trying to specify a resourcetype of DAV:version at the
first place? That's not in RFC3253...
Received on Thursday, 9 May 2002 08:28:57 GMT

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