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Re: Issues PUT_AND_INTERMEDIATE_COLLECTIONS and INTEROP_DELETE_AND_MULTISTATUS

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 23:47:54 -0800
Cc: "'Webdav WG'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>
Message-Id: <D0F13C3A-2DDD-11D7-9535-000393753936@apache.org>

> Issue INTEROP_DELETE_AND_MULTISTATUS: this issue is a request for 
> DELETE errors to be 4xx so that HTTP clients donít think 207 is a 
> success. Thatís no longer really an issue Ė few HTTP clients do 
> authoring, and those that do are at least aware that 207 is a 
> multistatus response and not a complete success. We should resolve 
> this wonít fix.

Doing that violates the HTTP protocol, not WebDAV.

....Roy
Received on Wednesday, 22 January 2003 04:32:24 GMT

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