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Re: Move and Delete (was: bind draft issues)

From: Brian Korver <briank@xythos.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 14:35:07 -0800
To: "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
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On Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at 01:48  PM, Brian Korver wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at 12:34  PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
[snip]
>> The same thing as the failure you'll get upon trying to rename. MOVE 
>> is
>> *not* the same thing (or should not be the same thing) as 
>> COPY/DELETE. If a
>> MOVE can't preserve the resource's live properties, it should fail.
>>
>> Now I *do* agree that in many cases clients will actually *want* the 
>> "weak"
>> MOVE. So maybe we should consider supporting both (either by a new 
>> method,
>> or by adding parameters to MOVE).
>
> That's an interesting idea.

Julian,

Were you thinking that this header (say "Atomic-Operation:") would be
used for only MOVE, or for all of the relevant operations (COPY,
DELETE, etc.)?

-brian
briank@xythos.com
Received on Wednesday, 5 March 2003 17:35:10 GMT

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