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Re: Stronger requirements for ETags

From: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2003 16:22:10 -0400
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>
Cc: "Webdav WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <OF258111A7.197C1410-ON85256D4D.006EA638@us.ibm.com>
> As a server implementor, my personal opinion is that it's a good idea to 
make, 
> and follow, stricter requirements for ETag support.  It's so helpful to 
clients 
> and users (in terms of robust and reliable distributed authoring) that 
it's 
> worth the cost.

IMO... strong ETag support should be a SHOULD.  It should be made clear
why a server designer should support it and it should be up to the server
designer to make the final informed decision based on all the constraints
he faces.
Received on Sunday, 22 June 2003 16:22:46 GMT

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