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RE: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-rfc2518bis-03.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 15:21:51 +0100
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Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCGEDIGMAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jason Crawford
> Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 1:26 AM
> To: Julian Reschke
> Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-webdav-rfc2518bis-03.txt
>
> ...
>
> > 15) Section 8.11, Locking unmapped URLs
> >
> > "A server MUST respond successfully to a GET request to an empty
resource,
> > either by using a 204 No Content response, or by using 200 OK with a
> > Content-Length header indicating zero length and an server-determined
> > Content-Type."
> >
> > Do not mention the content type at all. No content type is fine as well.
>
> Interesting.  Has this been discussed and resolved?  (It just seems a bit
> odd.)

I think it's odd to require the server to invent a content type if there
actually isn't any content. I don't see how this would help any existing
client.

> ...

Julian


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