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RE: Issue: URI_URL, proposed changes

From: Clemm, Geoff <gclemm@rational.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 14:27:46 -0400
Message-ID: <3906C56A7BD1F54593344C05BD1374B107839119@SUS-MA1IT01>
To: "'Webdav WG (E-mail)'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

So how can you in any sense "use the URI to effectively
author the resource" (which you agree below is the purpose of
the DAV:dst field) if you can't even locate the resource
identified by the URI?

Cheers,
Geoff

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de]

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
>
> 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".
>
> 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.

>  ...
Received on Wednesday, 31 July 2002 14:28:18 GMT

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