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RE: DAV properties / PROPFIND vs GET/HEAD

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 17:42:48 +0100
To: "Clemm, Geoff" <gclemm@rational.com>, <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCMEGNGNAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Clemm, Geoff
> Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 5:30 AM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: DAV properties / PROPFIND vs GET/HEAD
>
>
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> I agree that we should clarify what is meant by "accept headers".
> But I'd be concerned about dropping this language, because it could
> introduce incompatibility between new clients (that would then
> expect accept headers to be respected) and old servers (that would
> ignore them).

Possibly.

I think the first step should be to find out what this restriction is for,
and to exactly which headers it's supposed to apply.

Can anyone remember why the original authors came up with this description?

Julian

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