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RE: Interoperability for DAV:ishidden?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 14:11:59 +0200
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCCEKHFEAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Correct. Keep in mind that back when DAV:basicsearch was designed, there was
no href-typed DAV: property.

The issue here is to define a meaningful operator -- for instance, at a
minimum the operator would need to be able to resolve relativeURIs for
comparisons, right?

Julian
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 2:06 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Interoperability for DAV:ishidden?
>
>
>
> The DASL spec doesn't have provisions for searching through
> a DAV:href reference?  That sounds like an essential piece of
> functionality
> for a DAV searching protocol.
>
> Cheers,
> Geoff
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 4:17 AM
> To: Eric Sedlar; w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Interoperability for DAV:ishidden?
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Eric Sedlar
> > Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 4:08 AM
> > To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Interoperability for DAV:ishidden?
> >
> >
> >
> > One property that keeps coming up (also in the Microsoft
> proposal) is the
> > resource-ID property, to uniquely identify a resource
> (generally a GUID).
> > I'm constantly getting requests from internal groups for this,
> > and I know a
> > lot of the JSR-170 people are interested in this for content management
> > apps.
>
> As Geoff pointed out, this will be available as part of the BIND spec. It
> could be used on systems even when they don't specifically
> support the BIND
> method.
>
> > Of course another related requirement is the ability to fetch
> resources by
> > ID.  This could be done either by fully utilizing the DAV:
> namespace, e.g.
> > DAV:<resourceID> as the URL or by waiting for DASL.
>
> First of all, the "unique resource ID" just is a URI. Which URI scheme is
> used is up to the server. So it's completely free to assign an
> HTTP URI, and
> this obviously could then be used to fetch the ressource. If the
> resourceId
> isn't an HTTP URI, WebDAV doesn't give you any direct mean to retrieve it.
>
> Re: locating a WebDAV ressource by resourceid -- this won't work with the
> current DASL spec (at least not with the DAV:basicsearch grammar), as I
> expect the property to have DAV:href content -- something in
> which you can't
> search using DASL. Therefore, a REPORT (locate-by-resourceid) may be
> appropriate...
>
> Julian
>
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> <green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760
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Received on Thursday, 5 September 2002 08:12:05 GMT

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