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RE: Issue: URI_URL, proposed changes

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 19:30:34 +0200
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, "'Webdav WG \(E-mail\)'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCGEPAFAAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
> Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 2:02 PM
> To: 'Webdav WG (E-mail)'
> Subject: RE: Issue: URI_URL, proposed changes
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> It appears below that Julian and I agree on most aspects of
> this issue, with the only remaining question being "what kind
> of URI should be placed in a DAV:dst field".
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> I believe that the answer will always be somewhat vague, and
> of the form "a URI that the user can effectively use to
> author (i.e. modify the content of) the resource".

Yes, that's vague, and I don't think this is a problem.

> In order to author a resource via the DAV:dst URI,
> minimally, you have to locate the resource (i.e. the

I don't agree that it's a requirement that the resource being referred to
must be authorable. For a server, it's almost impossible to decide which
kinds of URIs are useful to an authoring client. So I wouldn't restrict them
at all.

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