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RE: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 19:25:18 +0200
To: "Jim Luther" <luther.j@apple.com>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCAEGLFKAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Jim Luther
> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 6:43 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: Re: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-dusseault-dav-quota-01.txt
>
>
> On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 09:23 AM, Clemm, Geoff wrote:
>
>
> There is a
> separate question of whether the units should to appear in the
> property name ... I'd probably leave it off, for uniformity with
> the rest of HTTP (it is the "Length" header, not the "Octet-Length"
> header).
>
>
> I like having the unit type in the name because it makes the purpose of
the
> property more self-described.
>
> However, I'm not opposed to removing the unit types from the new property
> names as long the property names are NOT quota and quotaused --
> using quota
> and quotaused would break Apple's existing server and client
> implementations. Existing Mac OS X clients use quota and quotaused and
> expect the unit size to be 512-bytes and that's what the Apple
> iDisk server
> returns for quota and quotaused.

Well.

WebDAV properties are identified using namespaces. Just do not add
properties in namespaces you don't control.

Julian

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