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Re: Properties of bindings (was Re: Issues remaining with Bind draft)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 09:17:48 +0100
Message-ID: <4063E72C.4050608@gmx.de>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Cc: Webdav WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>

Lisa Dusseault wrote:

>> BTW: the "hidden" flag in NTFS in fact is kept as part of the file 
>> resource, not of the binding. Thus, IIS in fact does the right thing 
>> in presenting this as property on the resource (well, they shouldn't 
>> have uses the DAV: namespace...).
>> To test that: create a file, create a second binding to that file 
>> (cygwin ln), show properties in Explorer for first binding, set 
>> "hidden", refresh window multiple times. See?
> That's an interesting test, but that doesn't tell us what Exchange 2000 
> does with the "ishidden" flag, which is not stored as the "hidden" flag 
> in NTFS.

Well, either it works as with IIS (in which case it works consistently 
across Microsoft products), or it doesn't. *Does* Exchange support hard 
links / bindings? If it doesn't, how is the question relevant?


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