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RE: rfc2518 issue: DEFER_LOCK_NULL_RESOURCES_IN_SPEC

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 08:45:49 +0100
To: <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCCEONEAAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Lisa Dusseault
> Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2002 4:19 AM
> To: Stefan Eissing; w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org
> Subject: RE: rfc2518 issue: DEFER_LOCK_NULL_RESOURCES_IN_SPEC
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> Application/octet-stream is the generally accepted "don't know
> what else to
> use" MIME type, the default MIME type.  At least if we specify
> it, behavior
> will definitely be consistent.  What's the virtue of not specifying it?

Because GET, PUT and content types are HTTP/1.1. So there's no point trying
to redefine something in WebDAV when it's not required.
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2002 02:46:22 GMT

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