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Re: Call for consensus on UNLOCK Request-URI being lock root

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 19:50:48 +0200
Message-ID: <40D71FF8.5050700@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>

Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> 
> This would overturn a consensus that had previously been determined at  
> a WG meeting that happened together with an interoperability meeting,  
> and the consensus was not challenged on the mailing list at that time.
 > ...

Procedural comment: we have the RFC2518 issues list to capture issues 
and their resolutions. If the issues list records a *different* 
consensus than then one you were basing your edits on RFC2518bis on, 
this is a problem. So it's really essential that if consensus indeed 
*changes* at some point of time, this is explicitly 
announced/discussed/reviewed here, and  the issues list indeed gets 
updated accordingly.

That being said, I really don't care a lot about what way we go. 
However, disallowing a behaviour that current servers currently *do* 
allow seems to a bit dangerous. We will at least need to convince 
ourselves that making that change doesn't break any existing clients.

Best regards, Julian

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