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

From: Jason Crawford <nn683849@smallcue.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 20:28:38 -0500
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <lisa@xythos.com>
Cc: "'Clemm, Geoff'" <gclemm@rational.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'WebDAV'" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OFAC6EC97F.3F333061-ON85256CE3.0007F4CE@us.ibm.com>




On Friday, 03/07/2003 at 01:30 PST, "Lisa Dusseault"
<nnlisa___at___xythos.com@smallcue.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Anyway, the main issue for us is that we absolutely can not
> > change the
> > > DELETE collection semantics (from what we have in RFC2518).
> >
> > Sure you can.  The behavior the spec outlines is compliant with 2518.
> > It does not break 2518 compliant clients.  But it does require that
> > server writers do some coding before they can claim to support
> > this new feature.
> >
>
> Well, yes, one can change the required behavior from 2518 to 2518bis.
> However, we don't want to do that unless there are existing
> interoperability problems.  I don't think changing the model so that
> some servers have difficulty being compliant with the new model is a
> good idea for 2518bis.

They'd still be compliant.  SHOULD is not MUST

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