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Re: ID: draft-ietf-webdav-bind-05

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 07:49:24 -0400
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
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Julian wrote on 06/23/2004 07:33:19 AM:

> Geoffrey M Clemm wrote:
> 
> > ...
> >  > Good point. As far as I can tell, this text was inherited from 
RFC3253
> >  > (<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc3253.html#rfc.section.1.6>).
> >  > Geoff, do you remember what this is supposed to mean? Can/should we
> >  > clarify that?
> > 
> > This is just a placeholder for our deciding to marshal things 
differently.
> > In particular, suppose we had a request header that specified "return 
error
> > information in html format" (that was contemplated at one time).  Then 
the
> > error info would be marshalled as html in the response body, rather 
than
> > in the xml format that is used by default.
> 
> So should we change anything here to clarify?

I can't think of anything very sensible to add here, without speculating 
about what these other marshalling mechanisms might be (which doesn't seem
like something that should appear in the spec).

Cheers,
Geoff
Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2004 07:50:48 GMT

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