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Re: RFC2518bis issue: content type for locked empty resource

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: <OFF507CD84.80D78E15-ON85256D4D.006E36E6@us.ibm.com>
On Saturday, 06/21/2003 at 03:02 MST, "Lisa Dusseault" 
<nnlisa___at___xythos.com@smallcue.com> wrote:
> One of the remaining issues on how lock-null resources have been 
replaced by 
> locked empty resources (resources whose behavior is normal, rather than 
> different, and just happen to be locked and empty) is what Content-Type 
to 
> use.  I had previously favoured a specific Content-type just so all 
servers 
> behaved identically, and that's what most recently appears in the draft. 
 
> However, Julian's arguments are swaying me.  Here's our recent exchange 
on this 
> subject:
I tend to agree with Lisa's thinking.  (I don't understand Julian's :-))
Specificity is good.  We should specify what should be returned (including
possibly no Content-Type).  We should specify this as a SHOULD, not a
MUST.
Received on Sunday, 22 June 2003 16:22:46 GMT

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