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RE: Issues PUT_AND_INTERMEDIATE_COLLECTIONS and INTEROP_DELETE_AND_MULTISTATUS

From: John DeSoi <desoi@icx.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 08:24:47 -0500
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At 4:49 PM +0100 1/22/03, Julian Reschke wrote:
>  > Lisa Dusseault:
>>  > few HTTP clients do authoring, and those that do are at least aware that
>>  > 207 is a multistatus response
>>
>>  Netscape/Mozilla Composer is an HTTP authoring tool that is not
>>  aware of 207.
>
>Yes. But as far as I understand it's abandoned as well. The solution here is
>to make sure that when/if Mozilla 1.x starts supporting authoring again, it
>will pay attention to RFC2518 semantics.

Netscape/Mozilla still supports editing with Composer and works fine 
with my WebDAV server (using HTTP PUT). I don't believe it supports a 
DELETE method; but since HTTP does define a DELETE method, I don't 
see how WebDAV can justify redefining the meaning of 2xx status codes.

Best,

John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Received on Thursday, 23 January 2003 10:43:45 GMT

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