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RE: bind feature in DAV header

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 09:40:55 -0800
To: <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <AMEPKEBLDJJCCDEJHAMIGEPLGCAA.ejw@cse.ucsc.edu>

I'm fine with adding a "bind" feature to the DAV header.

- Jim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Stefan Eissing
> Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 8:11 AM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org
> Subject: bind feature in DAV header
> 
> 
> 
> It seems to me that the BIND spec does not introduce a "bind" feature
> to be reported in the DAV header of an OPTIONS response.
> 
> I think this should be added for the following reasons:
> 
> The feature list in the DAV header is useful for clients in deciding
> which PROPFINDs need to be done in order to discover all that
> is to know (= live properties) of a resource.
> 
> The nice thing about the DAV header is that a client can expect
> this header to be rather static during the lifetime of a session.
> In contrast, the supported-live-property-set can change quite
> dramatically during the lifetime of a resource.
> 
> If a PROPFIND on DAV:resource-id will yield a meaningful response
> cannot be deducted from the Allow header, since on non-collection
> resources the BIND method will not be reported there.
> 
> //Stefan
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2003 12:45:27 GMT

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